3,478 ft
Distance
73 ft
Climb
-42 ft
Descent
491 ft
High Point

New official trails are being added to Rush Pond area by Town of Queensbury

Detailed Description
Closer to the Heart is a 3,478 ft moderately popular intermediate route located near Queensbury New York. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 12 trails. This route climbs 73 ft with a max elevation of 491 ft then descends -42 ft.
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8 Reviews & Comments

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Gforce73 (Sep 22, 2019 at 17:57)
Trail Salsa
Great flow up and down , amazing trails, trails and intersections labeled great. First time visiting this incredible place and I cannot wait to go back.
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Gforce73 (Sep 22, 2019 at 17:57)
Trail Salsa
Great flow up and down , amazing trails, trails and intersections labeled great. First time visiting this incredible place and I cannot wait to go back.
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Skillzman1 (Feb 10, 2019 at 14:24)
Trail Rock Buster
Crusty snow, packed nicely, excellent Fatbike traction around 3lbs pressure. Groomed smooth.
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Skillzman1 (Feb 10, 2019 at 14:24)
Trail Rock Buster
Crusty snow, packed nicely, excellent Fatbike traction around 3lbs pressure. Groomed smooth.
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Terrencesloan (Sep 18, 2017 at 17:34)
Trail Salsa
Great trail, amazing conditions
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Terrencesloan (Sep 18, 2017 at 17:34)
Trail Salsa
Great trail, amazing conditions
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scotmtbbeta (Nov 27, 2016 at 15:52)
Trail Coaster
This into Race Course makes for a really fun roller coster ride.
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scotmtbbeta (Nov 27, 2016 at 15:52)
Trail Coaster
This into Race Course makes for a really fun roller coster ride.
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Trails in Route

Surf2,848 ft
Coaster489 ft
Escalator387 ft
Rock Buster2,825 ft
Coaster2,585 ft
Rock Buster213 ft
Race Course3,484 ft
Salsa1 mile
Escalator200 ft
Erratic2,618 ft
Excalibur1,437 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Closer to the Heart mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    31 ft
  • Altitude min
    434 ft
  • Altitude start
    434 ft
  • Altitude end
    466 ft
  • Grade
    0.9%
  • Grade max
    -11.6%
  • Grade min
    23.9%
  • Distance climb
    1,473 ft
  • Distance down
    1,473 ft
  • Distance flat
    531 ft
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