26.2 miles
Distance
497 ft
Climb
-490 ft
Descent
674 ft
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Big loop combining most of the Au Sable advanced trails. Counter clockwise direction.

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Au Sable Loop is a 26 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Midland Michigan. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction. This route includes 13 trails. This route climbs 497 ft with a max elevation of 674 ft then descends -490 ft.
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More Stats for Au Sable Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    634 ft
  • Altitude start
    654 ft
  • Altitude end
    659 ft
  • Grade max
    -18.6%
  • Grade min
    15.2%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    16 miles
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Sep 23, 2022 @ 11:51am
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