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MoMBA Counter-Clockwise Loop

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

7.2 mile 11.6 kilometer loop
100% Singletrack
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 349' 106 m
Descent: -348' -106 m
High: 926' 282 m
Low: 822' 251 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 8% (5°)

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Trail shared by Dan Sahli

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A great ride hitting all of MoMBA - an easy start, a great ride, and a fast finish.

Dan Sahli

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Closed based on conditions - Please Call 937-277-4374 prior to riding.

Overview

This is a ride that covers just about all of the MetroParks Mountain Bike Area (MoMBA).

This facility features the areas first fully sustainable trail system designed to IMBA standards, specifically for mountain bike use. The area features great terrain and natural assets, including beautiful hardwoods, a rock-bottom creek, great hills and rock-filled ridge. Volunteers can help maintain this trail that provides over 8 miles of mountain biking opportunities for the most advanced to the novice rider.

Description

MoMBA has about 8.5 miles of singletrack dedicated to mountain bikers. There are beginner trails and more advanced trails as well. The area includes an open field, beautiful hardwoods, rock-bottom creeks, great hills and rock-filled ridge. The trails range from tight and twisty to open and fast. The signage system at MoMBA is top notch. Signs at junctions, waypoints to stay on track, and even marked evacuation routes.

History & Background

MoMBA used to be a hangout for dirt bikes before it was overgrown and made into a mountain bike facility. The Hawk's Lair trail is in the pit that was used to create Huffman Dam, which is why there is so much gnarly rock and exposed ridge lines.

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Nov 21, 2019
Len Johnson
Near wright Patterson afb 6mi
Sep 26, 2019
Eric Dittmer
329 trail with carbon wheels
Sep 25, 2019
Eric Dittmer
429 trail
Sep 24, 2019
Eric Dittmer
trail 429. carbon wheels
Sep 4, 2019
Cameron K
Good ride 3mi — 2h 30m
Jul 2, 2019
Chuck Riegel
11.1mi — 1h 37m
Jun 15, 2019
Jeff Fischer
May 11, 2019
Luke Danhof

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  4.3 from 39 votes

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A split in Hawk's Lair - both challenging routes and super fun.  Pick the right line and gear or you'll be walking.
Jun 10, 2014 near Wright-…, OH
Wild West Junction - take a break or wait for your friends as they ride Hawk's Lair
Jun 10, 2014 near Wright-…, OH
a long elevated trail on the Creekside Trail.
Jun 10, 2014 near Wright-…, OH
Trailhead.  If there is a problem on the trail, use the log book shown in the photo.
Jun 10, 2014 near Wright-…, OH
The biggest hill you'll climb at MoMBA - leading up to Hamilton Ravine and a big bridge
Jun 10, 2014 near Wright-…, OH

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