3.0 miles
Distance
224 ft
Climb
-271 ft
Descent
00:38:21
Avg time

Little Sister Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Woody Hill
    Westerly, Rhode Island
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (3 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Ladder Bridge, Log Ride, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Wallride, Other
  • Global Ranking
    #6547 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #67070 in Trail Running
    • #33052 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Westerly Municipal Land Trust

Little Sister is by far the most difficult trail in Woody Hill. It is a trail that is not for everyone. The true distance is 4.29 miles and contains about every conceivable feature for southern Rhode Island from a severe ridge line that if you fail, it is a trip to the ER to stupidly steep rollers. There is a 30' downhill skinny that is 2' to 3' off the ground that finishes with a 2' huck. Multiple double drops and steep punch climbs add to the fun.

You should be at least a very good intermediate skilled rider to attempt this trail. All features are marked with a 'Danger' sign and if it is your first time riding it, do youself a favor and look before riding.

The biggest challenge to this trail is that it is relentless - I do not think it is overly difficult because everything is doable, but it is 4.29 miles of abuse.

Brewery: Grey Sail Brewing, Westerly, RI.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Little Sister mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -47 ft
  • Altitude min
    113 ft
  • Altitude max
    211 ft
  • Altitude start
    211 ft
  • Altitude end
    164 ft
  • Grade
    -0.3%
  • Grade max
    -23.5%
  • Grade min
    16.4%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    3,225 ft
  • Avg time
    00:38:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:55:39
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Status:
on Jul 9, 2023
Ideal
Avg: 4.6 (13 votes)
Your vote: 0

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      Little Sister Trail Reports

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      Jul 9, 2023 @ 7:03am
      Jul 9, 2023
      Riding fantastic right now.
      Jul 2, 2023 @ 12:48pm
      Jul 2, 2023
      Mar 20, 2023 @ 8:04am
      Mar 20, 2023
      Mar 18, 2023 @ 5:44am
      Mar 18, 2023
      Oct 27, 2022 @ 2:49pm
      Oct 27, 2022
      reporter Downed tree has been cleared. Trail is covered in leaves, but good conditions otherwise.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 11 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 195 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
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      • 1,823 rides
      • Last: Jun 22, 2024

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      Little Sister is the Best Trail at Woody Hill
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