7 miles
Distance
1,194 ft
Climb
-1,193 ft
Descent
1,749 ft
High Point

Ride at your own risk

Decent amount of techy spots, downhill sections, techy climbs, rock gardens and some flow to keep the avg beginner to intermediate rider busy & having fun while being challenged.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • AKA
    Jared''s Loop
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Mid Level Short Challenge Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,450 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,746 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,745 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -40.995%
  • Grade min
    42.037%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,310 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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BUGS. BRANCHES. SPEED & CHUNKS. SOUNDS...
BUGS. BRANCHES. SPEED & CHUNKS. SOUNDS LIKE A RIDE TO ME!
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May 11, 2017
FAST! CHUNKY! More @ www.youtube.com/user/ais122 Music: Knife Party - Superstar
Frederick Watershed Freeride
Frederick Watershed Freeride
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Rider: Adam Schifsky
Blue down w/ Alvarez
Blue down w/ Alvarez
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Mar 11, 2017
The Blue Trail down from the top of Sandflats in the Frederick Watershed. Me and Mr Alvarez took the afternoon for a little filming project that...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Blue Balls
Oct 8, 2018 @ 8:45am
Oct 8, 2018
Mostly dry. A couple spots of mud. Leaves are starting to cover the trail but overall in good shape.
Huggy Bear
Jul 28, 2018 @ 3:10pm
Jul 28, 2018
Muddy at bottom by ponds and in low areas of the turns through the mountain laurel near the tower.
Connector
Jul 28, 2018 @ 3:07pm
Jul 28, 2018
Catoctin Blue Trail
Jul 28, 2018 @ 3:00pm
Jul 28, 2018
Tree down across trail between fire road and Volkswagen. Too big to move.
Knucklebuster
Jul 28, 2018 @ 2:55pm
Jul 28, 2018
Trail in great shape considering all the rain. Heavy mud on portion between fishing creek
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