2 miles
Distance
217 ft
Climb
-591 ft
Descent
00:22:40
Avg time

Chain Gang Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Wallride, Other
  • Global Ranking
    #31285 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

One of the most feature-rich trails in the Mad River Riders' network, with tons of rock options.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Chain Gang bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -374 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,573 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,994 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,948 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,573 ft
  • Grade
    -3.41%
  • Grade max
    -25.431%
  • Grade min
    20.142%
  • Distance climb
    3,161 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,405 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:08
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Status:
on Oct 12, 2018
Wet
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
Directions to chain-gang trailhead (44.217550, -72.874460)
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Chain Gang Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 12, 2018 @ 5:59am
Oct 12, 2018
reporter Chain Gang is not very dry anymore and probably won't be until next spring. Get loose and have fun!
Oct 12, 2018 @ 5:56am
Oct 12, 2018
reporter Careful of the hanging blowdown next to one of the lower stream crossing. We'll clear it out once it falls completely.
Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:46am
Sep 8, 2018
Riding fantastic!
Jul 7, 2018 @ 2:13pm
Jul 7, 2018
Jun 26, 2018 @ 8:38am
Jun 26, 2018
reporter
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Jul 7, 2018 @ 2:13pm
Jul 7, 2018
Chain Gang, Warren
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Jul 17, 2017 @ 4:41pm
Jul 17, 2017
Chain Gang, Fayston

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