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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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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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      This region has the largest concentration and the greatest diversity of trails in the Rapid City Area. This region is home to the infamous "Bone Collector Trail". Most of the trails are user built, unclassified single track trails. Many of these trails are inter-connected by riding Forest Service Road.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Shuttleable: YES
      AKA: The Rim
      Buzzard's Roost Trailhead Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      This region has four major access points.
      1. BHNF-Shanks Quarry Trail Head which is located on the north side of HWY 44 roughly five miles west of Rapid City.
      2. BHNF-Schroeder Road Trail Head located on Schroeder Rd. three miles west of Rapid City on the south side of Nemo Rd.
      3. Log Porch Rd./FS-173 is located roughly seven miles west of Rapid City on the north side of HWY 44. There is a parking spot on the east side of the road at the start of "Bone Up". This unofficial trail head is a short distance past the seasonal closure gate and the last cabins roughly 3/4 of a mile from HWY 44.
      4. Norris Peak Rd. is located on the north side of HWY 44 between the church and Fire Dept. in Johnson Siding. This unofficial trail head is located on the east side of the road roughly 1/4 mile from Johnson Siding just a short distance past the Norris Peak Lodge at the start to "The Grave Digger".
      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,247
      State Ranking
      #3
      Trails
      50
      Total Distance
      29 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      13 miles
      Total Descent
      6,086 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,449 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,228 ft
      Reports
      14
      Photos
      7
      Ridden Counter
      14

      Photos of Shanks Quarry - Schroeder Road - Johnson Siding Mountain Bike

      trail: Bone Up
      9 |
      Jan 11, 2018 @ 12:02pm
      Jan 11, 2018
      Bone Up, Rapid City
      trail: Bone Up
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      Jan 11, 2018 @ 12:02pm
      Jan 11, 2018
      Bone Up, Rapid City
      trail: Bone Up
      6 |
      Jan 11, 2018 @ 12:02pm
      Jan 11, 2018
      Bone Up, Rapid City
      trail: Bone Up
      6 |
      Jan 11, 2018 @ 12:02pm
      Jan 11, 2018
      Bone Up, Rapid City
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      Videos of Shanks Quarry - Schroeder Road - Johnson Siding Mountain Bike

      Bone Collector and South of Heaven
      8:41 | 161 | Mar 13, 2015
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