4,496 ft
Distance
45 ft
Climb
-649 ft
Descent
1,514 ft
High Point

Albatross Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Frederick Watershed
    Frederick, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, DJ, RD, Fat, Adaptive MTB, CX, Gravel
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Log Ride, Pump Track, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster, Skinny, Teeter Totter, Wallride, Other
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-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
More Stats for Albatross bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -604 ft
  • Altitude min
    878 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,482 ft
  • Altitude end
    878 ft
  • Grade
    -13.434%
  • Grade max
    -43.323%
  • Grade min
    34.413%
  • Distance climb
    371 ft
  • Distance down
    3,757 ft
  • Distance flat
    368 ft
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Status:
on Aug 13, 2019
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Albatross Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 28 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 62 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      Albatross - The Shed - Raw
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