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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Bowen is a great place to unwind for the day, giving you that Island feeling with only a short ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay. There are some "secret" trails on Bowen, many built by the legendary "Danger Dan".

      These trails are not for beginners and feature lots of skinnies and they are some of the steepest and knarliest trails around.

      There are a bunch of wide gravel recreational trails on the island though.
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      Stats

      State Ranking
      #343
      Trails
      1
      Total Distance
      1,663 ft
      Total Descent Distance
      1,197 ft
      Total Descent
      204 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      681 ft
      Total Vertical
      205 ft
      Reports
      1
      Ridden Counter
      1

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