3,691 ft
46 ft
-440 ft
2,982 ft
High Point

Sternwheeler Details

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  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
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  • Year Opened

The loss of the Sander Lake trailhead in 2011 eventually led to the development of the Gudjonson trailhead and Sternwheeler trail. Sternwheeler was a two year project by GCC and was started in 2012 with a connection to 2% and then in 2013 with a connection to Canyon Creek. The second phase to Canyon Creek makes for a more strenuous climb and it is recommended as a downhill ride.

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More Stats for Sternwheeler mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -394 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,589 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,982 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,589 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    387 ft
  • Distance down
    2,973 ft
  • Distance flat
    331 ft
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