Beginner/Intermediate Trail

 3 votes

1.6 Miles 2.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

237' 72 m

Ascent

-176' -54 m

Descent

1,085' 331 m

High

878' 267 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Unknown

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A beginner-friendly warm-up for Emmitsburg's flowy, rocky goods.

Ryan Delaney

Overview

During hunting season, the Emmitsburg trails are only open Sundaysbe aware of posted signage.

Description

This green-blazed trail is located across the earthen dam at Rainbow Lake. Cross the dam from the parking area and turn left into the woods to enter this lollipop-shaped loop.

The Beginner/Intermediate trail runs approximately 2.23 miles and is characterized by diverse sections where you can find flow, rock gardens, many alternate lines to hone new skills, and a short but challenging climb.

This trail is a great place to learn to ride the rocky terrain characteristic of the Mid-Atlantic's mountains, and offers smooth sections for a respite and self-confidence boost, before delivering the next challenge.

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Mar 20, 2016
Steve Schafer
W and I hit this trail with newbie enthusiasm! Our first trail. We'll be back! 1.6mi — 1h 00m

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