1.7 miles
Distance
279 ft
Climb
-280 ft
Descent
00:22:25
Avg time

Skink Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Frederick Watershed
    Frederick, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #38516 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #50378 in Trail Running
    • #14849 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

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

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Skink mountain bike trail 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
    00:22:25
  • Avg reverse time
    00:23:31
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Status:
on Apr 2, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.3 (7 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Directions to skink trailhead (39.573160, -77.483820)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 123 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,092 rides
      • Last: Oct 1, 2022

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      Sep 25, 2022 @ 10:58am
      Sep 25, 2022
      110 |
      Jun 13, 2021 @ 12:16pm
      Jun 13, 2021
      76 |
      Jun 9, 2021 @ 10:24am
      Jun 9, 2021
      313 |
      Jun 14, 2020 @ 7:31am
      Jun 14, 2020

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      jen1976ti (May 10, 2020 at 6:22)
      Another classic FredShed Trail. Great rocky tech lines that will challenge the best of riders.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      notsoalpinerider (Mar 30, 2018 at 13:26)
      THIS IS A VERY CHALLENGING TRAIL. BE WARNED!
      [Reply]





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