2 miles
Distance
279 ft
Climb
-280 ft
Descent
00:22:36
Avg time

Skink Details

  • Riding Area
    Frederick Watershed
    Frederick, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #21654 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Mostly flat with LOTS of rocks and rock gardens, and one rock pile.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Skink bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,663 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,751 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,707 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,705 ft
  • Grade
    -0.014%
  • Grade max
    -22.874%
  • Grade min
    48.448%
  • Distance climb
    3,499 ft
  • Distance down
    4,470 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,138 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:36
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:20
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Status:
on Jul 26, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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
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      Skink Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jul 26, 2018 @ 8:30pm
      Jul 26, 2018
      Wet just enough to make it hero dirt lol. Upper third was pretty swampy riding through the marshy creek crossing.
      Jul 12, 2018 @ 2:13pm
      Jul 12, 2018
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 4:20am
      Jul 1, 2018
      Jun 10, 2018 @ 7:03am
      Jun 10, 2018
      May 26, 2018 @ 10:11am
      May 26, 2018
      A few puddles but definitely rideable.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 4 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 33 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 241 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag XcMarlin7 (Mar 30, 2018 at 13:26)
       THIS IS A VERY CHALLENGING TRAIL. BE WARNED!
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