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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Castleford Parking Lot google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Numerous trailheads, easy access from Lake Ann, or from the trailhead at Blowing Springs
      Region Details
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      Open on 3 days
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      FAST
      (fasttrails.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #634
      State Ranking
      #5
      Trails
      9
      Total Distance
      36 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      6,782 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,368 ft
      Total Vertical
      387 ft
      Reports
      45
      Photos
      24
      Ridden Counter
      1,010

      Photos of Back 40 Mountain Bike

      20 |
      Jul 31, 2018 @ 1:46pm
      Jul 31, 2018
      What the Chuck, My City
      39 |
      Jul 27, 2018 @ 4:17pm
      Jul 27, 2018
      The Back 40 Loop, Bella Vista
      43 |
      Jul 27, 2018 @ 4:14pm
      Jul 27, 2018
      The Back 40 Loop, Bella Vista
      trail: Summit School
      26 |
      Jul 12, 2018 @ 4:54am
      Jul 12, 2018
      Summit School, My City
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      Videos of Back 40 Mountain Bike

      Ledges Trail
      trail: The Ledges
      4:07 | 211 | Nov 7, 2017
      BACK 40 d
      5:17 | 84 | Jun 16, 2017
      BACK 40 c
      1:35 | 72 | Jun 16, 2017
      BACK 40 b
      2:02 | 33 | Jun 16, 2017
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      Recent Comments

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      Oct 4, 2018 @ 3:56pm
      Oct 4, 2018
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      Jul 8, 2018 @ 5:45pm
      Jul 8, 2018
      user #28379rm7freeridertrailThe Back 40 LoopNot bad, not crazy epic, but probably some of...
      Jun 23, 2018 @ 9:43pm
      Jun 23, 2018
      user #1111516WimGtrailThe Back 40 LoopAll in McMansion hell!
      Jan 3, 2018 @ 5:46pm
      Jan 3, 2018
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1172624WizardOfOzaddridelogOct 16, 2018 ride log
      Oct 16, 2018 @ 3:10pm
      7 hours
      user #215628CTNebraskawishlisttrailThe Ledges
      Oct 15, 2018 @ 7:46am
      2 days
      user #1632114cwdou81addridelogOct 14, 2018 ride log
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 3:30pm
      2 days
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      Oct 14, 2018 @ 3:22pm
      2 days
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      Oct 14, 2018 @ 3:20pm
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      • By slabhardcheese & contributors
      • Admins: OORC
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