2,754 ft
Distance
1 ft
Climb
-392 ft
Descent
2,197 ft
High Point

Challenger Details

  • Riding area
    McCauley Mountain Ski Area
    Old Forge, New York
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Mixed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    Town of Webb

A wide, grassy alpine ski trail. Although Challenger is considered the easiest route up and down - the trail has several steep sections and may be considered very challenging by many riders. Be careful of tall grass that may hide potholes, drainage ditches, and other obstacles especially on your way down. Take extra caution when it's wet out, as the grass becomes even more slick.
Caution - inexperienced riders should avoid the upper portion of this trail that accesses the summit.

Access Info

McCauley Ski Area parking lot

More Stats for Challenger mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -391 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,806 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,197 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,806 ft
  • Grade
    -14.186%
  • Grade max
    -30.68%
  • Grade min
    1.879%
  • Distance climb
    52 ft
  • Distance down
    2,591 ft
  • Distance flat
    111 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to challenger-132593 trailhead (43.694000, -74.959510)
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Challenger, New Hartford

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