2 miles
Distance
228 ft
Climb
-347 ft
Descent
00:33:19
Avg time

Upper Gussy Details

  • Riding Area
    Upper Paugussett State Forest
    Newtown, Connecticut
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Log Ride, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
    #72487 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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More Stats for Upper Gussy bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -119 ft
  • Altitude min
    352 ft
  • Altitude max
    538 ft
  • Altitude start
    472 ft
  • Altitude end
    352 ft
  • Grade
    -1.25%
  • Grade max
    -21.725%
  • Grade min
    15.044%
  • Distance climb
    3,402 ft
  • Distance down
    4,922 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,228 ft
  • Avg time
    00:33:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:23
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Status:
on Jun 5, 2018
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • White
  • Green
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Upper Gussy Trail Reports

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      Jun 5, 2018 @ 3:55pm
      Jun 5, 2018
      reporter Still only 3/4s of the Gussy is open.
      May 31, 2018 @ 10:04am
      May 31, 2018
      reporter 3/4s of the trail is currently open. A major reroute is needed in the southern section just past the intersection with the Unmarked &...
      May 17, 2018 @ 8:59am
      May 17, 2018
      Significant Damage from recent Tornado. Please stay out of the forest until the danger has been properly assessed.
      Apr 15, 2018 @ 9:52am
      Apr 15, 2018
      reporter Tree down in the middle of the trail. Easy to hop over but needs to be removed because it ruins the flow.
      Apr 2, 2018 @ 4:02am
      Apr 2, 2018
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 27 rides
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      Jul 2, 2018 @ 10:08pm
      Jul 2, 2018
      Upper Gussy, Newtown
      22 |
      Jun 14, 2018 @ 3:57am
      Jun 14, 2018
      Upper Gussy, Newtown

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