5.0 miles
Distance
133 ft
Climb
-132 ft
Descent
259 ft
High Point

A beginner-rated loop at the Matanuska lakes riding area. 5 miles of mostly double track trails with some single track mixed in.

Detailed Description
Backcountry Bike and Ski Beginner Kin-Win route is a 5 mile moderately popular easy route located near Palmer Alaska. This mountain bike primary route. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 133 ft with a max elevation of 259 ft then descends -132 ft.
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More Stats for Backcountry Bike and Ski Beginner Kin-Win route mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 7 min
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    173 ft
  • Altitude start
    239 ft
  • Altitude end
    240 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -11%
  • Grade min
    8%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    2 miles

Directions

  1. Bike east on Kin-Win trailhead access road.
  2. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  3. Bike south on Farm Trails: Powerline.
  4. Continue for 200 meters.
  5. Bear left onto Picnic Table Singletrack.
  6. Continue for 200 meters.
  7. Make a sharp right onto Farm Trails: Connector.
  8. Continue for 400 meters.
  9. Turn left onto Farm Trails: UAF Farm.
  10. Continue for 100 meters.
  11. Bike east on Farm Trails: UAF Farm.
  12. Continue for 300 meters.
  13. Turn right onto Farm Trails: Connector.
  14. Continue for 80 meters.
  15. Bike southeast on Farm Trails: Connector.
  16. Continue for 100 meters.
  17. Bike southwest on Long Lake Connector.
  18. Continue for 50 meters.
  19. Bike southwest on Long Lake Connector.
  20. Continue for 700 meters.
  21. Turn right onto Long Lake Loop.
  22. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  23. Bike west on Long Lake Loop.
  24. Continue for 800 meters.
  25. Bike north on Farm Trails: UAF Farm.
  26. Continue for 300 meters.
  27. Bike north on Farm Trails: Connector.
  28. Continue for 40 meters.
  29. Bike north on Farm Trails: Connector.
  30. Continue for 300 meters.
  31. Make a sharp left onto Picnic Table Singletrack.
  32. Continue for 200 meters.
  33. Bear right onto Farm Trails: Powerline.
  34. Continue for 100 meters.
  35. Bike west on Farm Trails: Powerline.
  36. Continue for 70 meters.
  37. Bear left onto Kin-Win trailhead access road.
  38. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Farm Trails: UAF Farm
Jun 26, 2023 @ 10:59am
Jun 26, 2023
Kin-Win trailhead access road
May 31, 2023 @ 4:58pm
May 31, 2023
Appears to be closed for unrelated work in area
Farm Trails: Connector
May 8, 2021 @ 12:25pm
May 8, 2021
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