2.3 miles
Distance
372 ft
Climb
-321 ft
Descent
1,379 ft
High Point

Traverse West Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Michaux State Forest
    Carlisle, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #103943 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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Traverse West Trail is a 2 mile less popular blue singletrack trail located near Carlisle Pennsylvania. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Traverse West Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    52 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,252 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,319 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,370 ft
  • Grade
    0.419%
  • Grade max
    -16.747%
  • Grade min
    21.312%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,170 ft
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Status:
on Dec 14, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Traverse West Trail Trail Reports

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      Dec 14, 2020 @ 7:01am
      Dec 14, 2020
      Forrest has been clear-cut on the upper end and the AT Trail section has numerous downed Trees. Use the Single Track connector Trail to bypass.
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 1:12pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      north eastern portion of it is covered in some kind of tree falling project, major quantity of down trees. Specifically where it comes close to...
      Sep 27, 2020 @ 9:27am
      Sep 27, 2020
      There is a tree down about mid-way on the trail that is difficult to get past.
      Sep 6, 2020 @ 6:48am
      Sep 6, 2020
      Downed trees before getting to dirt atv path. Someone blocked trail with numerous chainsawed down trees. Follow down trees downhill to find trail...
      Jun 29, 2020 @ 12:24pm
      Jun 29, 2020
      Trail is in great shape with no trees/obstacles down.
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      The Ridge Road Route (3R)
      24 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      DanZeke (Mar 21, 2021 at 17:25)
       Gets you back to Vista after doing Glory Hole but logging has made some sections hard to follow and others into a road. Used to be better before all the logging.
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