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Purple Trail

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Trail

3.0 mile 4.8 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 415' 126 m
Descent: -378' -115 m
High: 2,969' 905 m
Low: 2,594' 791 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

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Trail shared by Mark Hoyle

Amazing, machine-built trail that is almost artistic in its use of rocks.

Mark Hoyle

Electric Mountain Bikes Not Allowed

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Need to Know

Lots of bears here, so be on the lookout.

Description

Best ridden clockwise, but would be fun counterclockwise going downhill. This is an amazing, new trail that utilizes the rocks present in amazing ways. The rocks are rideable, so it would classify as intermediate-difficult, but for riders with less rock experience, it can be intimidating. There are whole stretches and turns that are nothing but rock, and that is OK... no better than OK, it is amazing and great! Be on the lookout for multiple A-line goodies! Enjoy, trust the bike, and let it roll through the beautifully manicured rocks!

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Dogs Allowed

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Purple trail rocks
Oct 3, 2019 near Swanton, MD
rocky turn on the Purple Trail
Oct 3, 2019 near Swanton, MD

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