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Skull Buster

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11.7 mile 18.8 kilometer loop
95% Singletrack


Ascent: 836' 255 m
Descent: -837' -255 m
High: 1,006' 307 m
Low: 842' 257 m


Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)


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Skull buster is a tight intermediate trail with plenty of roots and rocks to keep you focused.

Brian Smith

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Located just north of Lexington, this is a great 12 mile ride that features a good mix of beginner and intermediate terrain.


Park on the grass lot to the left of the road. You'll see a KYMBA sticker on the sign for verification. Bike up the road, go past the gate, and take the second trail entrance on the west side of the road. This is the Green Connector, a rooty and rocky singletrack that will connect you from the main road to the Blue Loop.

Once you reach the Blue Loop, turn right and follow it. It is 4.5 miles of beautiful singletrack that winds around beautiful scenery including Big Sky Pond. Eventually, you'll come to Orange Connector where you'll turn right.

Follow Orange Connector to the Orange Loop and ride it in the clockwise direction. The Orange Loop has an awesome variety of obstacles. There are large log rollovers, planks, bridges, and rocky switchbacks. The obstacles are grouped together with areas known as "Plankton" and "Logville."

Once you've completed the Orange loop, retrace your steps on orange connector and turn right to complete the unridden portion of Blue loop.

The trails are marked very well - KYMBA Bluegrass chapter has done some great work out here.

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Oct 6, 2019
steve colvin
See we Zoe saw Zzz M E reee As asssow
Oct 5, 2019
Channing Watson
technical and rocky. some fast flowing sections also
Aug 4, 2019
7.5mi — 1h 15m
Jul 24, 2019
Aaron Van Meter
Tree down on green access trail.But Man that was a fun trail, tons of rocks and roots. 10mi — 2h 45m
Jul 5, 2019
John Carr
lots of mud. didn't ride it all 12mi
Jun 30, 2019
Eriko Hatanaka
Jun 8, 2018
Ben Schultz
Great ride !!! 12mi — 3h 00m
May 2, 2018
Brant Slone
nice 12mi

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Fall leaves.
Nov 10, 2016 near Georgetown, KY
A KYMBA built bridge
Dec 15, 2014 near Georgetown, KY
Turtles. Be careful not to hit them!
Nov 10, 2016 near Georgetown, KY
Sign art on the Orange Loop
Aug 16, 2019 near Georgetown, KY
The Green Trail has some great obstacles like a super-high log roll and skinnies.
Nov 18, 2016 near Georgetown, KY
Tree down on Orange Loop trail (6/29/18)
Jun 30, 2018 near Georgetown, KY

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