2.6 miles
Distance
155 ft
Climb
-799 ft
Descent
00:35:01
Avg time

Gumball Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
    • Backcountry Ski
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #73565 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing
  • Year Opened
    2003
  • Land Manager

Gumball climbs from Waitsfield Village to Center Fayston Road. This is a sustained climb/descent with lots of tech.

Access Info

Trails closed during daylights hours of Youth Hunting Weekend and for the duration of deer rifle season in November.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Gumball bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -642 ft
  • Altitude min
    867 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,625 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,529 ft
  • Altitude end
    886 ft
  • Grade
    -4.6%
  • Grade max
    -53.7%
  • Grade min
    41.7%
  • Distance climb
    3,199 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    853 ft
  • Avg time
    00:35:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:59:38
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on May 6, 2022
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Gumball Trail Reports

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      May 6, 2022 @ 6:03am
      May 6, 2022
      Mar 18, 2022 @ 7:20pm
      Mar 18, 2022
      Closed for mud season
      Mar 7, 2022 @ 11:49am
      Mar 7, 2022
      Freeze/thaw period: Ride only if frozen and not leaving ruts
      Jan 9, 2022 @ 7:43am
      Jan 9, 2022
      Not groomed, but cautious riding allowed if conditions permit
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 3:16pm
      Nov 28, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 41 rides
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      Photos

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      51 |
      Sep 5, 2021 @ 5:42am
      Sep 5, 2021
      | 1 comments
      304 |
      Aug 31, 2018 @ 6:31am
      Aug 31, 2018
      235 |
      Aug 31, 2018 @ 6:30am
      Aug 31, 2018

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      wgwestervelt (Jul 24, 2019 at 15:38)
       A rooty challenge climbing, a lot of fun going down. Well built so it definitely possible to clean this one.
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