1 miles
Distance
9 ft
Climb
-991 ft
Descent
00:08:29
Avg time

Ruff Gap Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Greenwood Furnace State Park
    State College, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Global Ranking
    #7374 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

This is a traditional 'fall line trail' that starts down slowly and then increases in steepness. It becomes fast with loose rocks and drop off steps to keep you on your toes for the 1.2 miles creating some arm pump. It is has been part of the Wilderness 101 race for the past few years

Access Info

From Broad Mountain Rd

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Ruff Gap Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -983 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,295 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,278 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,278 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,295 ft
  • Grade max
    -38.536%
  • Grade min
    5.715%
  • Distance climb
    131 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    699 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:29
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Status:
on Jul 1, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 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
Directions to ruff-gap-trail trailhead (40.676637, -77.736240)
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Ruff Gap Trail Trail Reports

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Jul 1, 2018 @ 7:23am
Jul 1, 2018
Two trees down across the trail. Both are resting about chest high. first is around half way down the trail, second is about 2/3 down.
Apr 23, 2017 @ 8:54pm
Apr 23, 2017
Aug 15, 2015 @ 7:00pm
Aug 15, 2015
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Routes with this trail

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Wilderness 101 2014 race
98 miles

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