3 miles
Distance
571 ft
Climb
-712 ft
Descent
00:31:01
Avg time

Highland Hill Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Blue Marsh
    Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking

Fast and fun singletrack trail with many different personalities. You'll find all surface types here - gravel and stone, sand, packed dirt, loam, mud, and even shale. Lots of roots. There is one thing you will not find on this trail though - a rock. There just are no rocks here. While not a big technical challenge, your fitness will definitely be tested on "The Soul-Crusher", a three-stage shale/sand washed out rooty climb that encompasses a very large chunk of the east-west version of the ride. Ride it in the opposite direction for one heck of a sketchy descent.

Access Info

Use the Highland Hill lot at the end of Highland Hill Rd, and ride north along the broken service road, make a right onto the Highland Hill fire road (at the T), and watch for the singletrack about 1000ft down on the left.

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More Stats for Highland Hill Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -142 ft
  • Altitude min
    292 ft
  • Altitude max
    508 ft
  • Altitude start
    438 ft
  • Altitude end
    296 ft
  • Grade
    -0.812%
  • Grade max
    -28.357%
  • Grade min
    22.583%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    975 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:35:14
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