2 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
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    25 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.

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More Stats for Traverse West Trail mountain bike 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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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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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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

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Traverse West Trail Trail Reports

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      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

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      The Ridge Road Route (3R)
      24 miles

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