Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Hanging Chad Trail

Hanging Chad Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Kincaid Park
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, DJ
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    MAY - OCT
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Ladder Bridge
  • Global Ranking
    #15370 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 30 in Trail Running
    • 55 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2014

Hanging Chad is a downhill ONLY trail. This trail starts with a ladder bridge over a downed log. The trail features table jumps and many berms from small to large in mostly larger radius turns.

Access Info

To get to this trail, take Middle Earth to the ladder bridge.

Local Trail Association
Status:
on Jun 30, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Hanging Chad Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 30, 2020 @ 12:51pm
      Jun 30, 2020
      reporter Hello Everyone, At this time we are pleased to announce that Hanging Chad is reopened. Our Contractor Happy Trails has reworked all of the jumps...
      Jun 21, 2020 @ 1:06pm
      Jun 21, 2020
      Under construction
      May 15, 2020 @ 8:18am
      May 15, 2020
      reporter All of the STA singletrack trails at Kincaid are OPEN! Please be aware that early season conditions may exist, such as ruts caused by early season...
      May 8, 2020 @ 2:13pm
      May 8, 2020
      reporter Please keep off the Hillside and Kincaid STA Trails. Wait for them to dry out. We will let you know when the trails are ready! While you are...
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 9:12am
      Jul 1, 2019
      reporter All trails are dry to very dry, please keep in mind that due to the very warm and dry weather that the trail surfaces can and will change rapidly....
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 29 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 578 rides
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      Jun 21, 2020 @ 1:06pm
      Jun 21, 2020

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      Hanging Chad. Kincaid park MTB trails!
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      Bird Punch on Hanging Chad
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