MTB Project Logo

blue Intermediate Trail

Navigate on-trail with our free app

iOS App Store Android App Store

Trail

1.6 mile 2.5 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 303' 92 m
Descent: -274' -84 m
High: 1,028' 313 m
Low: 768' 234 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 21% (12°)

Dogs

Unknown
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Ryan Delaney

Emmitsburg's intermediate loop serves up a hearty helping of rocks, climbs, and flowing downhills.

Ryan Delaney

E-Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

During hunting season, the Emmitsburg trails are only open Sundaysbe aware of posted signage. This year, hunting season begins on September 6th, 2018 and runs through May 24th, 2019.

Description

The intermediate trail begins to the left of the earthen dam at Rainbow Lake and is blazed yellow.

It starts with a short, steep climb. Once above the lake, two loops beckon. The nearest loop features rock gardens, demanding flow sections and a rewarding downhill. This quick, flowing downhill trail is punctuated by switchbacks and rock stacks which require attentive riding.

Three options greet riders at the bottom of the Intermediate Trail near the crossing of Turkey Creek: a rolling uphill ride back to Rainbow Lake and the Beginner/Intermediate Trail, crossing Turkey Creek to the Advanced Trail, or continuing across Hampton Valley Road to the Connector Trail. All three trails meet on Hampton Valley Road, and the trailheads are well signed.

Contacts

Rate This Trail

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Check In

Check-Ins

Nov 26, 2017
Steve Cratin
Rode with Pookie

Stewarded By


Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 2 votes

#7972

Overall
  4.0 from 2 votes
5 Star
50%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
50%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#72

in Maryland

#7,972

Overall
7 Views Last Month
467 Since Jun 25, 2015
Intermediate Intermediate

0%
50%
50%
0%
0%
0%

0 Comments

MTB Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Mountain Bike

MTB Project is supported by

Support Your Local IMBA Chapter