1,326 ft
Distance
6 ft
Climb
-114 ft
Descent
00:01:09
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Kettle Trail
  • http://nittanymba.org/

Kettle Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Galbraith Gap
    State College, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    All Year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #22728 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
  • OSM Way

Short steep rocky trail that drops down from the Ridge trail and connects to Lornberger Path

Access Info

Off Bear Meadows Rd

More Stats for Kettle Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -107 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,813 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,927 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,927 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,820 ft
  • Grade
    -8.085%
  • Grade max
    -13.343%
  • Grade min
    2.484%
  • Distance climb
    278 ft
  • Distance down
    852 ft
  • Distance flat
    196 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:09
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:55
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Status:
on Oct 19, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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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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Trail Popularity ?
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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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      Kettle Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 4:43pm
      1 days
      reporter
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 12:43pm
      Aug 3, 2019
      Large tree down across trail, blocking trail
      Jul 20, 2019 @ 3:14am
      Jul 20, 2019
      reporter
      Jul 5, 2019 @ 8:10am
      Jul 5, 2019
      reporter
      Tree removal
      Apr 6, 2019 @ 6:36am
      Apr 6, 2019
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 28 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 275 rides
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      Photos

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      Aug 3, 2019 @ 12:43pm
      Aug 3, 2019
      1 |
      Jul 5, 2019 @ 8:58am
      Jul 5, 2019
      8 |
      Jul 5, 2019 @ 8:58am
      Jul 5, 2019

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      Kettle Trail
      3:20 | 196 | Nov 16, 2012 , State College
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