8.8 miles
Distance
1,651 ft
Climb
-1,366 ft
Descent
1,820 ft
High Point

This route features a classic mix of flow and tech, and can be ridden in either direction with a nice warm up or cool down on RT 17/German Flats.

Detailed Description
Mad River Riders Expert Route #2 is a 9 mile popular expert route located near Fayston Vermont. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 13 trails. This route climbs 1,651 ft with a max elevation of 1,820 ft then descends -1,366 ft.
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Trails in Route

Revolution4,790 ft
Evolution3,301 ft
Clinic4,652 ft
GS1 mile
Enchanted Forest1 mile
Maple Twist3,173 ft
Misty Maple423 ft
Techie1 mile
Sugar Run1 mile

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    7
More Stats for Mad River Riders Expert Route #2 mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    57 min 56 sec
  • Altitude min
    758 ft
  • Altitude start
    758 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,043 ft
  • Grade
    0.6%
  • Grade max
    -38.5%
  • Grade min
    38.6%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,232 ft
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)
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Howe Block  Camels Hump State Forest
Howe Block Camels Hump State Forest
trail: Clinic
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Aug 5, 2022

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Revolution
Jul 12, 2024 @ 10:44am
12 hours
Armored crossing with running water over the top, outside of the bank is starting to wash away, need to keep an eye on
Techie
Jul 11, 2024 @ 4:05am
2 days
TRAIL CLOSED
Sugar Run
Jul 11, 2024 @ 4:05am
2 days
TRAIL CLOSED
Misty Maple
Jul 11, 2024 @ 4:05am
2 days
TRAIL CLOSED
Maple Twist
Jul 11, 2024 @ 4:05am
2 days
TRAIL CLOSED
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