4,498 ft
Distance
-638 ft
Descent
00:09:12
Avg time

Albatross Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Frederick Watershed
    Frederick, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Skinny, Teeter Totter, Other
  • Global Ranking
    #37067 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking

Albatross may be the tamest of the steep side downhill trails but is still plenty rowdy. Multiple jumps, rock gardens, and steep chutes. Most definitely look before you leap. Super fun on both DH and AM bikes.

Access Info

From the bottom right of the field follow the closest trail to the left of the fire road, stay right at first split and left at the second split.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Albatross mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -638 ft
  • Altitude min
    837 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,474 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,474 ft
  • Altitude end
    837 ft
  • Grade
    -14.2%
  • Grade max
    -62.9%
  • Distance down
    4,039 ft
  • Distance flat
    456 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:38:06
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Status:
on Jul 15, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.6 (5 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Directions to albatross trailhead (39.525860, -77.479820)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 209 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 680 rides
      • Last: Aug 27, 2022

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      Aug 18, 2021 @ 12:43pm
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      Apr 6, 2021 @ 11:31am
      Apr 6, 2021
      305 |
      Feb 26, 2020 @ 7:59am
      Feb 26, 2020

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      4 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      forestrider94 (Jul 25, 2021 at 13:13)
      Chunky AF. Bring your protective gear
      [Reply]
      • + 3
      danthemtbman24 (Jun 21, 2021 at 8:47)
      Fun trail, prepare for some serious chunk
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      youtuber Frederick Watershed | Push and DH trails|...
      13:57 | 211 | Jun 8, 2021 , Frederick
      Albatross - The Shed - Raw
      2:22 | 1299 | Dec 3, 2017 , Frederick
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