1,154 ft
Distance
-170 ft
Descent
00:03:31
Avg time

Back of the Shack Details

  • Riding Area
    Thunder Mountain Bike Park
    Charlemont, Massachusetts
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #18118 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking

Slow technical trail with tight turns and rocky drops. Some of the roots and rocks are really tight and require some skill to not get stuck in, or hit with big suspension and speed.

Bike Park

More Stats for Back of the Shack bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -170 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,356 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,526 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,526 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,356 ft
  • Grade
    -14.772%
  • Grade max
    -36.222%
  • Grade min
    2.38%
  • Distance climb
    30 ft
  • Distance down
    1,040 ft
  • Distance flat
    83 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:31
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Status:
on Nov 11, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (2 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
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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
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      Back of the Shack Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 39 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      All
      • 506 rides
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      Jul 27, 2017 @ 4:42am
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      Jul 27, 2017 @ 4:39am
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      44 |
      Jul 27, 2017 @ 4:31am
      Jul 27, 2017
      70 |
      Jul 23, 2017 @ 5:29pm
      Jul 23, 2017

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      10-18-15 Back of the Shack
      2:25 | 44 | Oct 24, 2015 , Charlemont
      Back of the Shack
      2:44 | 168 | Sep 7, 2015 , Charlemont
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