11.3 miles
Distance
365 ft
Climb
-365 ft
Descent
836 ft
High Point

Covers every trail in Brown Track starting at the McCowan Parking lot. Some overlap just to complete the entire trail system.

Detailed Description
Brown Track Full Loop is a 11 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near East Gwillimbury Ontario. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 23 trails. This route climbs 365 ft with a max elevation of 836 ft then descends -365 ft.
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34 Reviews & Comments

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pbuser136910 (Jun 11, 2022 at 13:02)
Trail Skunk Loop
Oh and the wide handlebar comment - I ride with 760mm's and there were only a couple places that were really tight that I could remember.
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pbuser136910 (Jun 11, 2022 at 13:02)
Trail Skunk Loop
Oh and the wide handlebar comment - I ride with 760mm's and there were only a couple places that were really tight that I could remember.
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pbuser136910 (Jun 11, 2022 at 13:02)
Trail Skunk Loop
Oh and the wide handlebar comment - I ride with 760mm's and there were only a couple places that were really tight that I could remember.
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pbuser136910 (Jun 11, 2022 at 13:01)
Trail Skunk Loop
Super techy. By the time you get 3/4 through it almost feels like work. Mud not too bad, but it seems to be the poorest draining area of the area. Very rooty, lots of switchbacks, and oh yeah tons of nutty roots before, within and after switchbacks. Cool Northshore features. Not my favorite sort of trails but it's a must do trail - at least once.
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pbuser136910 (Jun 11, 2022 at 13:01)
Trail Skunk Loop
Super techy. By the time you get 3/4 through it almost feels like work. Mud not too bad, but it seems to be the poorest draining area of the area. Very rooty, lots of switchbacks, and oh yeah tons of nutty roots before, within and after switchbacks. Cool Northshore features. Not my favorite sort of trails but it's a must do trail - at least once.
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pbuser136910 (Jun 11, 2022 at 13:01)
Trail Skunk Loop
Super techy. By the time you get 3/4 through it almost feels like work. Mud not too bad, but it seems to be the poorest draining area of the area. Very rooty, lots of switchbacks, and oh yeah tons of nutty roots before, within and after switchbacks. Cool Northshore features. Not my favorite sort of trails but it's a must do trail - at least once.
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Carbonhorse67 (May 29, 2022 at 15:35)
Trail Skunk Loop
Great new log over feature!! Thanks for the trail work it’s super.
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Carbonhorse67 (May 29, 2022 at 15:35)
Trail Skunk Loop
Great new log over feature!! Thanks for the trail work it’s super.
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Carbonhorse67 (May 29, 2022 at 15:35)
Trail Skunk Loop
Great new log over feature!! Thanks for the trail work it’s super.
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Cameron5eNluV (May 17, 2021 at 7:42)
Trail Old Jay
Fun little trail with a 2-3 foot sized log drop
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natedagreat (Dec 28, 2020 at 13:47)
Trail Skunk Loop
This is more of a spring, fall, and maybe winter trail, It gets very buggy in the summer
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natedagreat (Dec 28, 2020 at 13:47)
Trail Skunk Loop
This is more of a spring, fall, and maybe winter trail, It gets very buggy in the summer
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natedagreat (Dec 28, 2020 at 13:47)
Trail Skunk Loop
This is more of a spring, fall, and maybe winter trail, It gets very buggy in the summer
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valdasd (Nov 21, 2020 at 4:03)
Trail Skunk Loop
Physically demanding and technical trail. But it's fun, especially skinnies. Yes it could be muddy too, but, I guess, it only ads some more fun to it... Btw, my bars are 750mm and I have no problems riding the trail...maybe it was an issue couple years ago, not now...
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valdasd (Nov 21, 2020 at 4:03)
Trail Skunk Loop
Physically demanding and technical trail. But it's fun, especially skinnies. Yes it could be muddy too, but, I guess, it only ads some more fun to it... Btw, my bars are 750mm and I have no problems riding the trail...maybe it was an issue couple years ago, not now...
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valdasd (Nov 21, 2020 at 4:03)
Trail Skunk Loop
Physically demanding and technical trail. But it's fun, especially skinnies. Yes it could be muddy too, but, I guess, it only ads some more fun to it... Btw, my bars are 750mm and I have no problems riding the trail...maybe it was an issue couple years ago, not now...
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Atulan (Jun 6, 2020 at 3:40)
Not a difficult track but creatively done and does keep you guessing. Always grateful to those who design, build and maintain these tracks.
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Atulan (Jun 6, 2020 at 3:40)
Not a difficult track but creatively done and does keep you guessing. Always grateful to those who design, build and maintain these tracks.
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jocosebill (Apr 1, 2020 at 12:14)
Trail Access Road
Ok, no ice or snow. A little mushy..
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jocosebill (Apr 1, 2020 at 12:14)
Trail Access Road
Ok, no ice or snow. A little mushy..
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Ppulcher (Feb 5, 2020 at 9:53)
Trail Skunk Loop
This is fun in the winter on a fatbike. Not my fave after ice-out!
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Ppulcher (Feb 5, 2020 at 9:53)
Trail Skunk Loop
This is fun in the winter on a fatbike. Not my fave after ice-out!
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Ppulcher (Feb 5, 2020 at 9:53)
Trail Skunk Loop
This is fun in the winter on a fatbike. Not my fave after ice-out!
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Szasaflaz (Sep 16, 2018 at 13:19)
Trail Skunk Loop
Also Techy. One mandatory 6-8", but low. Fun, requires concentration!
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Szasaflaz (Sep 16, 2018 at 13:19)
Trail Skunk Loop
Also Techy. One mandatory 6-8", but low. Fun, requires concentration!
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Szasaflaz (Sep 16, 2018 at 13:19)
Trail Skunk Loop
Also Techy. One mandatory 6-8", but low. Fun, requires concentration!
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Szasaflaz (Sep 16, 2018 at 12:41)
Techy, physical, some boardwalks and Northshore. Good times.
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Szasaflaz (Sep 16, 2018 at 12:41)
Techy, physical, some boardwalks and Northshore. Good times.
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HHSSMTB61 (May 31, 2018 at 6:23)
Trail Skunk Loop
It’s ok when I went. Wet but not to wet just perfectly to be packed down but nothing that you could kick up behind you. Drainage is very bad on this trail but other than that it was fine.
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HHSSMTB61 (May 31, 2018 at 6:23)
Trail Skunk Loop
It’s ok when I went. Wet but not to wet just perfectly to be packed down but nothing that you could kick up behind you. Drainage is very bad on this trail but other than that it was fine.
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HHSSMTB61 (May 31, 2018 at 6:23)
Trail Skunk Loop
It’s ok when I went. Wet but not to wet just perfectly to be packed down but nothing that you could kick up behind you. Drainage is very bad on this trail but other than that it was fine.
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Lukebone (May 21, 2018 at 3:57)
Trail Skunk Loop
Don’t waste your time at here. Horribly drained if have bars over 700mm you will constantly be hitting them against trees. And plus there is a ton of mosquitoes.
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Lukebone (May 21, 2018 at 3:57)
Trail Skunk Loop
Don’t waste your time at here. Horribly drained if have bars over 700mm you will constantly be hitting them against trees. And plus there is a ton of mosquitoes.
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Lukebone (May 21, 2018 at 3:57)
Trail Skunk Loop
Don’t waste your time at here. Horribly drained if have bars over 700mm you will constantly be hitting them against trees. And plus there is a ton of mosquitoes.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    68
More Stats for Brown Track Full Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    767 ft
  • Altitude start
    771 ft
  • Altitude end
    771 ft
  • Grade max
    -15.5%
  • Grade min
    14.3%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    6 miles
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