14.3 miles
Distance
968 ft
Climb
-968 ft
Descent
298 ft
High Point

An Advanced-rated loop at the Matanuska lakes riding area. 15 miles of mostly blue single track with some black and green trails mixed in. Lots of roots and technical features on certain segments.

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Backcountry Bike and Ski Advanced Kin-Win route is a 14 mile popular expert route located near Palmer Alaska. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 14 trails. This route climbs 968 ft with a max elevation of 298 ft then descends -968 ft.
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3 Reviews & Comments

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Ctaysom (Jun 23, 2020 at 18:14)
For those who are newer to riding, I wouldn’t be very eager to suggest this trial, mainly because the trail is full of roots and is very hard to go over in certain areas. Definitely would suggest riding a full suspension bike if you do.
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Mrjake1979 (Aug 4, 2019 at 20:06)
Fun trail watch out for attack ptarmigans though fun hills not too hard
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Feebsrides (May 27, 2019 at 17:42)
Awesome single! Berms and turns and lots of roots!! Check out Moose Poop loop for extra challenge and fun!! A couple super fast tight fun berms!!
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More Stats for Backcountry Bike and Ski Advanced Kin-Win route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    108 ft
  • Altitude start
    240 ft
  • Altitude end
    240 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -27.1%
  • Grade min
    48.1%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Bear Bottom (Matsu Greenbelt Trails)
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Bear Bottom has a flowy descent at the beginning and a decent climb at the end.

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