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Skinny

 11 votes

Length

5.5 Miles 8.8 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

418' 127 m

Ascent

-427' -130 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

406' 124 m

High

208' 63 m

Low

Conditions


Minor Issues 32 days ago
Some Mud - first time here, it was a fun trail. a little muddy but my 12 yr old son and I enjoyed it. History

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Whoop-de-doo!

Patrick Smith

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No horses or ATVs

Description

Skinny is the best trail for beginners. Easy accessibility from the parking lot, and not much climbing make it a good place to learn. But, like all of the loops, a rider can very easily get in over their head (literally) in the whoop-de-doos with too much speed.

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Nestled in the Long Cane Ranger District of the Sumter National Forest, FATS is the crown jewel of the CSRA trails, and for good reason. FATS has something for everyone. Very few technical features make FATS a great place to get beginners hooked on the sport, and the excellent flow, pump track like feel, and high speed sections combined with lots of mileage keeps bringing the seasoned riders back for more time and time again.

In 2009 FATS was awarded IMBA Epic status, and in 2010 was the host trail for the annual IMBA World Mountain Bike Summit. The trails have been highlighted in several magazines, including BIKE, Blue Ridge Outdoors, and a series of web articles for Bicycling just to name a few.

FATS consists of six individual loops, each with their own character and feel. There are two parking lots, the South Trailhead is the main parking lot, and the North Trailhead is adjacent to Big Rock and Tower. The southern loops are Brown Wave, Skinny, Great Wall, and Deep Step. Big Rock and Tower make up the northern loops.

sorbacsra.org/Trails/FATS.htm

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Mar 24, 2018
Rachel Joye
Fun day 5.5mi
Mar 13, 2018
Benjamin Cli
Skinny loop was more like skinny lake!! Soaked and slippery! Brown wave was nice, little muddy but good grip. 12.8mi
Oct 7, 2017
Connor Woodruff
5.5mi
Sep 30, 2017
Aaron von Seelen
Jun 24, 2017
Casey Jenen
Apr 10, 2017
Shannon Elias
Mar 17, 2017
Daniel Johnson
Awesome trail. Not super technical not lots of climbing. 6mi
Feb 4, 2017
Aaron von Seelen

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  4.7 from 11 votes

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Coming up this weekend may 10 .. 1st time to Fats.. So looking forward to this trip .. Yes May 6, 2015

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