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Purple Trail

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 4.5 (4)

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


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Map Key

3.0

Miles

4.8

KM

Singletrack

2,969' 905 m

High

2,594' 791 m

Low

415' 126 m

Up

378' 115 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Features Drops/Jumps

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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Mark Hoyle

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 4 votes

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  4.5 from 4 votes
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Trail Rankings

#51

in Maryland

#5,989

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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
Rock Berm this section was difficult
Sep 28, 2020 near Swanton, MD

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