1,370 ft
Distance
-166 ft
Descent
00:02:17
Avg time

Yellow H Details

  • Riding Area
    Ricker Hill
    Turner, Maine
  • AKA
    Backside
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May-Oct
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #67387 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2007
  • Land Manager
    Ricker Hill Farms

The original trail from the way back era has been resurrected and rebuilt for some ripping mtb action. Dirt rollers, small rock gardens, flat turns and some tricky off camber make this a less than straight forward Maine mess.

Access Info

Parking at the Ricker Hill Tasting Room at 11 Ricker Hill Road in Turner. Climb pavement/dirt/double track route to the top or soon to open single track and follow the Spine single track to the summit of Teague Hill. Take an breather and marvel at the incredible altitude of 249 meters before heading down the Yellow H/Backside trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Yellow H bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -166 ft
  • Altitude min
    661 ft
  • Altitude max
    826 ft
  • Altitude start
    826 ft
  • Altitude end
    661 ft
  • Grade
    -12.094%
  • Grade max
    -26.445%
  • Grade min
    -4.747%
  • Distance down
    1,370 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:17
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
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  • 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
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  • Parking Parking
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  • 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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      Yellow H Trail Reports

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      Aug 7, 2018 @ 3:56am
      Aug 7, 2018
      reporter
      Oct 29, 2017 @ 11:26am
      Oct 29, 2017
      reporter
      Jul 12, 2017 @ 7:08pm
      Jul 12, 2017
      Jun 9, 2017 @ 5:42am
      Jun 9, 2017
      Very good, new section is riding. Finally. Maybe branch over old section? Double track still wet. Reroute!
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      6 Months
      • 29 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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