1.7 miles
Distance
411 ft
Climb
-381 ft
Descent
00:22:00
Avg time

A Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #97317 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #24256 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    40 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    New York 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
    31 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,538 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,729 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,538 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,569 ft
  • Grade
    0.34%
  • Grade max
    -42.545%
  • Grade min
    47.706%
  • Distance climb
    3,849 ft
  • Distance down
    3,861 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,264 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:00
  • Avg reverse time
    00:31:19
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Avg: 2.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      • 1 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 36 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
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      • 305 rides
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