365 ft
Distance
19 ft
Climb
-19 ft
Descent
00:01:32
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mount Penn Preserve
    Reading, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Other
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, DJ, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Log Ride, Rock Face, Wallride
  • Global Ranking
    #6516 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #31606 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Mt. Penn Preserve Partnership (MP3)

The Bowl is a crater roughly 60ft across and 16ft deep fed by several trails on it's perimeter. There are many features that can be ridden and linked together for a freeride park experience.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for The Bowl perimeter trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    830 ft
  • Altitude max
    848 ft
  • Altitude start
    848 ft
  • Altitude end
    848 ft
  • Grade
    -0.077%
  • Grade max
    -18.751%
  • Grade min
    17.07%
  • Distance climb
    153 ft
  • Distance down
    164 ft
  • Distance flat
    24 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:56
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      The Bowl... Trail Reports

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      Apr 7, 2024 @ 2:19pm
      Apr 7, 2024
      lots of fallen trees only 1 jump is functional
      Jul 23, 2021 @ 1:49pm
      Jul 23, 2021
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      May 2, 2021 @ 6:09am
      May 2, 2021
      Mar 14, 2021 @ 2:41pm
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      Feb 5, 2021 @ 8:02am
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 18 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,757 rides
      • Last: Apr 15, 2024

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      Jan 22, 2018 @ 12:07pm
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      Apr 7, 2024 @ 2:20pm
      Apr 7, 2024

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