1.8 miles
250 ft
-224 ft
Avg time

A Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
  • Dogs Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #97317 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #24256 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    New York State DEC

Typically the first trail most riders hit when riding the Tassel Hill trail network. It starts out with a moderate climb through pine forest leading to a ravine crossing with a narrow bridge. Moderate climbing resumes as the trail pulls away from the ravine in open hardwood forest.

After a short off-camber uphill section, the trail levels out for a bit then transitions to a fun section with alternating short climbs and descents. The trail returns to a pine forest and crosses two shallow bridged ravines. After the second bridge, the trail resumes climbing through the pine forest where several rock piles are eventually encountered.

The top of the climb is reached as the forest transitions back to hardwoods. The final section from the top of the climb is a fast, flowing downhill. This final section of the trail is the most technical with several steep ravines, rocks, and rock drops.
Just as the downhill section begins, an alternate route bears left providing connections to White street and Tassle Hill trails.

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More Stats for A Loop mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    26 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,534 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,700 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,534 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,562 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,216 ft
  • Distance down
    3,615 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,896 ft
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on Dec 26, 2023
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      Dec 26, 2023 @ 3:31am
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      • 0 rides
      6 Months
      • 13 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      • 440 rides
      • Last: Oct 9, 2023


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