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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      This is a very fun tight trail. It uses the available vertical very well climbing up and down the ridge below the dam. This is the best in the area.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
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      Open on Sep 3, 2017

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,373
      State Ranking
      #2
      Trails
      1
      Total Distance
      8 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      4 miles
      Total Descent
      1,273 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,522 ft
      Total Vertical
      115 ft
      Reports
      4
      Ridden Counter
      11

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