1,770 ft
Distance
12 ft
Climb
-52 ft
Descent
00:04:46
Avg time

8-pin Alley Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Swope Park
    Kansas City, Missouri
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Sheds water ok but soil type requires time to dry before riding. Check with Earthriders
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #8674 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #13204 in Trail Running
    • #68545 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking

Short rock garden with some spikey rocks. Not necessarily too challenging, but certainly requires some momentum management. Trials tricks make short work of this.

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More Stats for 8-pin Alley mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -40 ft
  • Altitude min
    917 ft
  • Altitude max
    956 ft
  • Altitude start
    956 ft
  • Altitude end
    917 ft
  • Grade
    -2.243%
  • Grade max
    -9.652%
  • Grade min
    8.645%
  • Distance climb
    442 ft
  • Distance down
    1,112 ft
  • Distance flat
    216 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:14
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Status:
on Mar 10, 2021
Dry
Avg: 5 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      8-pin Alley Trail Reports

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      Mar 10, 2021 @ 10:33am
      Mar 10, 2021
      Tree down near 8 pin, probably 12-14 inches. Needs an ambitious hand saw or a sharp chainsaw
      Jun 19, 2020 @ 6:01am
      Jun 19, 2020
      May 15, 2017 @ 8:21am
      May 15, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 106 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 489 rides
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      Photos

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      20 |
      Mar 10, 2021 @ 10:33am
      Mar 10, 2021
      49 |
      Jul 27, 2020 @ 8:50pm
      Jul 27, 2020

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      dllawson819 (Jun 14, 2021 at 6:11)
       Wudchuk is a fun loop with several good features. Signage is aging (June 21) but you can't get too lost. Swope Park is worth a stop if you're traveling through on I-70.
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