1,627 ft
Distance
11 ft
Climb
-10 ft
Descent
00:03:01
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Broken Ribs Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Blue Hills Reservation
    Milton, Massachusetts
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #51710 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #47210 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    MA DCR

Fun, rooty, singletrack with a couple punch rooty climbs that slow most riders. Of course, if you ride it in the downhill direction, those climbs are rooty descents that are not that challenging.

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More Stats for Broken Ribs multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    2 ft
  • Altitude min
    176 ft
  • Altitude max
    186 ft
  • Altitude start
    184 ft
  • Altitude end
    187 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -4.6%
  • Grade min
    4.2%
  • Distance climb
    427 ft
  • Distance down
    509 ft
  • Distance flat
    512 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:43
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      Broken Ribs Trail Reports

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      Mar 31, 2024 @ 11:03pm
      Mar 31, 2024
      Mar 2, 2024 @ 3:00pm
      Mar 2, 2024
      Feb 3, 2024 @ 6:46am
      Feb 3, 2024
      Jan 14, 2024 @ 1:04pm
      Jan 14, 2024
      May 30, 2023 @ 7:40am
      May 30, 2023
      reporter 3 trees down - all have ride arounds. One has been down since October 2021 and requires large chainsaw.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 159 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,524 rides
      • Last: May 25, 2024

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      Oct 30, 2022 @ 9:17pm
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      Jun 5, 2022 @ 12:04pm
      Jun 5, 2022

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