365 ft
Distance
19 ft
Climb
-19 ft
Descent
00:01:29
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
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    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
    00:01:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:44
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Status:
on Jul 23, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • < 50%
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
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Activity Recordings
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
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  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      The Bowl... Trail Reports

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      Jul 23, 2021 @ 1:49pm
      Jul 23, 2021
      reporter
      May 2, 2021 @ 6:09am
      May 2, 2021
      Mar 14, 2021 @ 2:41pm
      Mar 14, 2021
      reporter
      Feb 5, 2021 @ 8:02am
      Feb 5, 2021
      reporter
      Dec 13, 2020 @ 6:11am
      Dec 13, 2020
      why are there so many trails here
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 69 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,440 rides
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      Jan 22, 2018 @ 12:07pm
      Jan 22, 2018

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