1,155 ft
Distance
-161 ft
Descent
00:02:40
Avg time

Back of the Shack Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Downhill Ski
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
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  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #6005 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Skiing

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.

This is a fun glade in the winter. You can continue straight until it ends, which will require you to drop down off of some mountain equipment onto the Outback ski trail, or you can make a hard right at Blue Pulaski, do a bit of uphill pushing, and cross Riva Ridge into The Beast glade. Easy-black difficulty, in the winter.

Bike Park

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Back of the Shack bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -161 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,367 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,529 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,529 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,368 ft
  • Grade
    -14%
  • Grade max
    -37.9%
  • Grade min
    -2.6%
  • Distance down
    1,155 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:57
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on Oct 10, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.25 (8 votes)
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      Back of the Shack Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
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      • 1,823 rides
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      Jul 27, 2017 @ 4:42am
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      Jul 27, 2017 @ 4:31am
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      My Favorite Tech || Thunder Mountain Bike Park
      7:08 | 30 | Aug 14, 2021 , Charlemont
      youtuber Back of the Shack to Blue Pulaski
      3:18 | 130 | Jul 29, 2019 , Charlemont
      Friday Fails submission
      0:45 | 145 | Jul 28, 2020 , Charlemont
      Back of the Shack | Thunder Mountain Bike Park...
      1:58 | 103 | Oct 22, 2019 , Charlemont
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