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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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      No description for Back 40 has been added yet! Login or register to submit one.
      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
      • 1
      • 7
      • 6

      Region Status
      Open as of Nov 8, 2020

      Trail Running Stats

      Global Ranking
      #496
      State Ranking
      #278
      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      14
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      37 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      17 miles
      Total Descent
      6,850 ft
      Total Vertical
      387 ft
      Reports
      143
      Ridden Counter
      11

      Photos of Back 40

      19 |
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 1:24pm
      Oct 30, 2020
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      Oct 30, 2020 @ 1:24pm
      Oct 30, 2020
      14 |
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 1:23pm
      Oct 30, 2020
      14 |
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 1:23pm
      Oct 30, 2020

      Videos of Back 40

      Ledges Trail
      trail: The Ledges
      4:07 | 388 | Nov 7, 2017
      BACK 40 d
      5:17 | 133 | Jun 16, 2017
      BACK 40 c
      1:35 | 125 | Jun 16, 2017
      BACK 40 b
      2:02 | 66 | Jun 16, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Path Measure
      Nov 8, 2020 @ 9:47am
      Nov 8, 2020
      DryDyoungEX8Mountain Bike
      Flo Ride
      Nov 7, 2020 @ 9:00am
      Nov 7, 2020
      VariablePlockridgeMountain Bike
      Summit School
      Nov 7, 2020 @ 9:00am
      Nov 7, 2020
      IdealPlockridgeMountain Bike
      The Ledges
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 10:04am
      Oct 24, 2020
      Idealrwjones4Mountain Bike
      What the Chuck
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 9:43am
      Oct 24, 2020
      IdealBillSwartzwelderMountain Bike gorgeous fall colors. Trail is in great...
      SBAT
      Oct 5, 2020 @ 7:38am
      Oct 5, 2020
      Drysharknado33Mountain Bike
      The Back 40 Loop
      Oct 1, 2020 @ 1:38pm
      Oct 1, 2020
      DryFatahRuarkMountain Bike Totally fine except about a 1/4 mile...
      Pinyon Creek
      Sep 26, 2020 @ 7:52am
      Sep 26, 2020
      IdealPlockridgeMountain Bike
      Taylor Homestead
      Sep 26, 2020 @ 7:52am
      Sep 26, 2020
      DryPlockridgeMountain Bike
      Rago
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 8:34am
      Aug 1, 2020
      IdealPlockridgeMountain Bike

      Activity Feed

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      user #464266bullitboy105wishlisttrailThe Back 40 Loop
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 1:49pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      user #2058026xXWolfieXxvotetrailThe Back 40 Loop
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 10:37am
      Nov 22, 2020
      user #2173787SammyMeatballriddentrailThe Back 40 Loop
      Nov 21, 2020 @ 7:29pm
      Nov 21, 2020
      user #1895488Scarik420riddentrailPath Measure
      Nov 20, 2020 @ 9:36am
      Nov 20, 2020
      user #2497008LaurengathercoalwishlisttrailThe Back 40 Loop
      Nov 19, 2020 @ 4:55pm
      Nov 19, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1359275sharknado33trailPinyon CreekFun trail but more technical than the blues...
      Oct 5, 2020 @ 7:05pm
      Oct 5, 2020
      user #2339592Bree33trailThe Back 40 LoopRode ccw. Agree the elevation is way off...
      Sep 28, 2020 @ 2:19pm
      Sep 28, 2020
      user #2351857jokermactrailTaylor HomesteadRide CCW if you want to hit the jumps.
      Sep 13, 2020 @ 12:29pm
      Sep 13, 2020
      user #1856545mwilkins532trailThe Back 40 LoopRODE CCW. This is a fun looo with lots of...
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 10:21am
      Sep 8, 2020
      user #2139174Tbruce318trailFlo RideMake sure you ride from north to south. Its...
      Aug 27, 2020 @ 6:34pm
      Aug 27, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
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      • By slabhardcheese & contributors
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