5,166 ft
Distance
150 ft
Climb
-196 ft
Descent
00:06:18
Avg time

Gneiss & Smooth Details

  • Riding Area
    Blue Mounds State Park
    Blue Mounds, Wisconsin
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Global Ranking

This trail consists of moderately easy to intermediate singletrack, but there are several optional features for those wishing to make it interesting, including a skinny and several rock drops. It also progresses a bit and gets more challenging the farther you go.

Park at the parking lot near the swimming pool and Friends of Blue Mounds shelter. Begin at the trailhead by the bike wash, please make sure you have your trail pass, and obey the trail closing sign if present.

At the first gravel crossing you can stay on the trail to continue along the Mound Loop, or take a right and cross the road, which leads to Over Lode and Pokerville.

The singletrack continues on to Chert Dip. Optionally, you can bail out onto the gravel trail (John Minix), and take this around back to the trailhead.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gneiss & Smooth bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -46 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,453 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,563 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,511 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,465 ft
  • Grade
    -0.889%
  • Grade max
    -21.554%
  • Grade min
    17.977%
  • Distance climb
    1,739 ft
  • Distance down
    3,357 ft
  • Distance flat
    71 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:18
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • Very Dry
Directions to gneiss--smooth trailhead (43.028840, -89.843950)
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Gneiss & Smooth Trail Reports

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Jul 18, 2018 @ 4:05pm
Jul 18, 2018
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