1.6 miles
Distance
674 ft
Climb
-91 ft
Descent
00:28:43
Avg time

L.O. Connection Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    June-October
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking

The L.O. Connection takes you up from Cottonwood Lake towards the summit of Thunderbolt Mountain. There are a few challenging switchbacks and steep sections, but overall the climb is not too bad.

Access Info

Take the Bernice exit of I-90 (Exit 151) and follow the Boulder River Road (staying to the left). Stay on the Boulder River road to the Thunderbolt Creek road, which is directly opposite the Whitehouse Campground. The junction is a distinctive Y and is signed. The Thunderbolt Creek road ends at the trailhead. Ride the Thunderbolt Creek Trail to Cottonwood Lake. The L.O. Connection climbs on the right near the north end of the lake.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for L.O. Connection mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    583 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.4 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.5 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.4 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.5 miles
  • Grade
    7.096%
  • Grade max
    -19.681%
  • Grade min
    29.941%
  • Distance climb
    1.1 miles
  • Distance down
    1,622 ft
  • Distance flat
    796 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:43
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