3,968 ft
Distance
60 ft
Climb
-60 ft
Descent
00:07:13
Avg time

Lou's Basement Details

  • Riding Area
    McIntosh Run
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Season
    All
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Face
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #2416 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Great flowy little XC loop, mostly on granite faces. Beginner-friendly, excepting a few steep (but short) offcamber transitions. Tons of grip on the granite!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lou's Basement bike trail
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    161 ft
  • Altitude max
    200 ft
  • Altitude start
    195 ft
  • Altitude end
    195 ft
  • Grade
    0.01%
  • Grade max
    -7.517%
  • Grade min
    8.535%
  • Distance climb
    1,486 ft
  • Distance down
    1,479 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,003 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:13
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:59
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Status:
on Aug 18, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.85 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag jonathanfo (Aug 24, 2017 at 11:11)
 Great trail but clearly not a green one. Mistly blue with black features.
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