9.5 miles
1,375 ft
-1,375 ft
1.2 miles
High Point

This is a classic mountain bike ride in the JQS, shared with motos. It takes you on a moderate climb to a scenic overlook where you can catch Whiskey Tango Express down. Pumps and Rollers are what you should expect heading down, along with windy single track along a ridge line.

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  • Route Type
    Out & Back
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  • Direction
    Both Directions
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More Stats for Rusty Shovel, Whiskey Tango out and back mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,680 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,681 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,680 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4.1 miles
  • Distance down
    4.0 miles
  • Distance flat
    1.4 miles
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