4 miles
Distance
655 ft
Climb
-782 ft
Descent
01:07:48
Avg time

Ancients Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    High Mountain
    Wayne, New Jersey
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #4930 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 20 in Hiking

Broad mix of up and down, super rocky to loam. Well maintained but not well marked. Nice lookout point(s) depending on season.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Ancients mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -127 ft
  • Altitude min
    440 ft
  • Altitude max
    822 ft
  • Altitude start
    602 ft
  • Altitude end
    475 ft
  • Grade
    -0.612%
  • Grade max
    -27.34%
  • Grade min
    23.491%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,737 ft
  • Avg time
    01:07:48
  • Avg reverse time
    01:03:06
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Status:
on Sep 11, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (6 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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
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ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to ancients trailhead (40.976650, -74.212680)
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      Ancients Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 11, 2020 @ 11:52am
      Sep 11, 2020
      One large tree down at the top of forts. Lots of loose rocks and sticks in the trail.
      Sep 10, 2020 @ 4:18am
      Sep 10, 2020
      All clear
      Sep 5, 2020 @ 6:14am
      Sep 5, 2020
      Large trees down near north end.
      Aug 6, 2020 @ 3:28pm
      Aug 6, 2020
      Lots of trees down from tropical storm on 8/4
      Jul 27, 2020 @ 3:07pm
      Jul 27, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 63 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 68 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      142 |
      Feb 17, 2019 @ 12:33pm
      Feb 17, 2019
      121 |
      Feb 17, 2019 @ 12:33pm
      Feb 17, 2019
      130 |
      Feb 17, 2019 @ 12:32pm
      Feb 17, 2019
      122 |
      Feb 17, 2019 @ 12:32pm
      Feb 17, 2019

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Rjordan1412 (Nov 20, 2019 at 8:34)
       Flowy rocky w nice alt lines
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag JoeyHochgesang (Aug 24, 2020 at 8:07)
       Definitely unsanctioned! This is a very chunky trail...fun....but chunky. The uphills are pretty tough.
      [Reply]

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