183 ft
Distance
4 ft
Climb
-8 ft
Descent
00:39:33
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Hillside Park
    Anchorage, Alaska
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    MAY - OCT
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #50446 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking
  • Year Opened
    2008

This is the connector for Hornet's Nest from the top rest area (intersection of the Hive, Gasline and Janice's Jive). This is the trail spur that you can either climb to the top of Hornet's Nest or descend the short Hornet's nest.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Hornet's Nest Connector bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    975 ft
  • Altitude max
    979 ft
  • Altitude start
    979 ft
  • Altitude end
    975 ft
  • Grade
    -2.222%
  • Grade max
    -10.146%
  • Grade min
    3.337%
  • Distance climb
    43 ft
  • Distance down
    105 ft
  • Distance flat
    35 ft
  • Avg time
    00:39:33
  • Avg reverse time
    00:49:50
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Status:
on Apr 9, 2019
Prevalent Mud
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • White
  • Green
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  • 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
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Directions to hornet-s-nest-connector trailhead (61.138520, -149.718080)
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      Hornet's Nest... Trail Reports

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      Apr 9, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Apr 9, 2019
      reporter "Don't Get Stuck in A Rut, Please let the trails dry out before riding" - Singletrack Advocates
      Apr 9, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Apr 9, 2019
      reporter "Don't Get Stuck in A Rut, Please let the trails dry out before riding" - Singletrack Advocates
      Jan 16, 2019 @ 7:44pm
      Jan 16, 2019
      Fun, fast, smooth, grippy snow, great cover and a blast from start to finish. Perfect conditions! A few ruts here and there from bikes falling...
      May 22, 2018 @ 9:00am
      May 22, 2018
      May 20, 2018 @ 3:07pm
      May 20, 2018
      reporter Hey all you patient mountain bikers! The Hillside STA trails have been cleared of deadfall and the trails are ready to ride. There may be a few...
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      6 Months
      • 213 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
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      • 1,512 rides
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