Shittaka

Consensus:    (details)
  4.3 from 3 votes
black  Difficult from 1 vote
Rank: #28 in the Rothrock State Forest area
#122 in PA, #2,729 Overall
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Dec 7 Green - Some Mud
Trail in the area near Church Hill,
“One of the best mountain bike optimized trails in the forest.”
Frank Maguire on May 6, 2013
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2.23.5 milesKilometers 88’27 m Ascent 1,599’487 m High 5% Avg Grade (3°)
Singletrack Type -453’-138 m Descent 1,218’371 m Low 27% Max Grade (15°)
Description
Shittaka was one of the first trails in Rothrock built by mountain bikers that was entirely new, and it shows. After the initial flat and rocky section (necessitated by a timber sale that took out the original upper section) Shittaka rewards those with the skills and speed to skim the tops of the rocks and flow with the turns.

There is only one real intersection on the trail, a four way that if you go right will take you out to Flat Road, but its worth staying straight and enjoy the entire length, start to finish.
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Land Manager: PA DCNR - Main Office
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  3.3 from 4 votes
Some of the flowing turns right at the end of the ride. Good stuff! (Church Hill, PA)