2 miles
Distance
150 ft
Climb
-692 ft
Descent
00:21:49
Avg time

Vista Details

  • Riding area
    Michaux State Forest
    Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager
    DCNR

Vista is a fast, raw descent from the top of Ridge Rd. to the bottom of Laurel lake. There are several small drops and rocks to ride over and off of on this trail, making it a mountain biker's playground. This map shows the section of trail that takes you to the "vista", a rock outcropping with a nice view. From here, continue on the trail. There are several different line options with different rock lines. They all lead to the same place. About 3/4 of the way down after you cross a service road, there is a steep rock roll or a gnarly rock garden alternative. Pick your poison!

Access Info

From Ridge Road, turn right down Cold Springs Road. The trail entrance will be on your left. From Laurel Lake parking lot. Climb up Cold Springs Road almost to the top and the entrance will be on your right.

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More Stats for Vista mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -542 ft
  • Altitude min
    837 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,445 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,378 ft
  • Altitude end
    837 ft
  • Grade
    -5.006%
  • Grade max
    -29.066%
  • Grade min
    24.066%
  • Distance climb
    2,509 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    945 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:49
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