1,585 ft
Distance
-209 ft
Descent
00:03:24
Avg time
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Mouse Trap Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Frederick Watershed
    Frederick, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #11645 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #21920 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking

Loam tread through hardwood and mountain laurel, then turns steep and rocky. Intersects The Nose trail at the bottom. Part of a Recreation Trails Program grant project. Volunteer built.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Mouse Trap mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -209 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,226 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,435 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,435 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,227 ft
  • Grade
    -13.2%
  • Grade max
    -28.3%
  • Grade min
    -1.7%
  • Distance down
    1,585 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:58
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Status:
on Nov 24, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • Very Dry
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      Mouse Trap Trail Reports

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      Nov 24, 2021 @ 9:38am
      Nov 24, 2021
      Huge tree down after first shoot/right hander
      Nov 8, 2021 @ 8:40am
      Nov 8, 2021
      There is a tree down towards the top the trail. It was to large to move by hand.
      Oct 17, 2021 @ 5:38am
      Oct 17, 2021
      Jun 30, 2021 @ 5:20am
      Jun 30, 2021
      just so good
      May 7, 2020 @ 7:24am
      May 7, 2020
      loamy up top and rocky at the bottom. Nice!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 129 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 79 rides
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      Trev4444 (Sep 19, 2020 at 9:35)
       So gnarly but so fun!
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      • + 1
      jdisch (Jan 15, 2021 at 17:33)
       Very steep rock garden with excellent and well placed rocks. Similar to Fun House and much more fun than "The Nose"
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