5 miles
Distance
1,098 ft
Climb
-1,098 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This is a short route that gives a nice taste of what Apex park can offer.

Just remember there are direction restrictions on odd days in this park and this route is not rideable in either direction on odd days. It is ok to ride this route in either direction on even days though.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Ridelogs
    361
More Stats for Apex short route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,166 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,166 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,166 ft
  • Grade max
    -25.057%
  • Grade min
    33.13%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,096 ft
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Argos
      May 13, 2020 @ 2:55pm
      May 13, 2020
      dry and loose.
      Hardscrabble
      May 2, 2020 @ 12:49pm
      May 2, 2020
      Pick-n-sledge
      May 2, 2020 @ 12:49pm
      May 2, 2020
      Sluicebox
      May 2, 2020 @ 12:49pm
      May 2, 2020
      Apex
      Apr 24, 2020 @ 3:35pm
      Apr 24, 2020
      One or two small patches of dampness (I'd hesitate to call them mud)
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