10.0 miles
Distance
568 ft
Climb
-568 ft
Descent
258 ft
High Point

An intermediate-rated loop at the Matanuska lakes riding area. 10 miles of mostly blue and green single track with great views of long lake and surrounding area.

Detailed Description
Backcountry Bike and Ski Intermediate Kin-Win route is a 10 mile popular intermediate route located near Palmer Alaska. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 9 trails. This route climbs 568 ft with a max elevation of 258 ft then descends -568 ft.
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More Stats for Backcountry Bike and Ski Intermediate Kin-Win route mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 28 min
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    109 ft
  • Altitude start
    240 ft
  • Altitude end
    240 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -27.1%
  • Grade min
    26.7%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles

Directions

  1. Bike east on Kin-Win trailhead access road.
  2. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  3. Bear right onto Farm Trails: Powerline.
  4. Continue for 200 meters.
  5. Bear left onto Picnic Table Singletrack.
  6. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  7. Bike northeast on Picnic Table Singletrack.
  8. Continue for 60 meters.
  9. Bike north on Long Lake Connector.
  10. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  11. Bike east on Fox Run.
  12. Continue for 20 meters.
  13. Bike northeast on Fox Run.
  14. Continue for 500 meters.
  15. Bike northeast on Fox Run.
  16. Continue for 60 meters.
  17. Bike southwest on Fox Run.
  18. Continue for 90 meters.
  19. Bike north on Rootbear.
  20. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  21. Bike north on Rootbear.
  22. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  23. Bike southeast on Rootbear.
  24. Continue for 300 meters.
  25. Bike west on Rootbear.
  26. Continue for 40 meters.
  27. Bike east on Bearberry Bluff.
  28. Continue for 500 meters.
  29. Bike east on Bearberry Bluff.
  30. Continue for 200 meters.
  31. Bike northeast on Bearberry Bluff.
  32. Continue for 400 meters.
  33. Bike south on Bearberry Bluff.
  34. Continue for 20 meters.
  35. Make a sharp right onto Bearbottom.
  36. Continue for 400 meters.
  37. Bike southwest on Bearbottom.
  38. Continue for 400 meters.
  39. Bike west on Bearbottom.
  40. Continue for 80 meters.
  41. Bike northwest on Bearbottom.
  42. Continue for 300 meters.
  43. Bike east on Bearbottom.
  44. Continue for 50 meters.
  45. Bike southeast on Bearberry Bluff.
  46. Continue for 10 meters.
  47. Bike east on Bearberry Bluff.
  48. Continue for 90 meters.
  49. Bike east on Bearberry Bluff.
  50. Continue for 400 meters.
  51. Bike west on Bearberry Bluff.
  52. Continue for 40 meters.
  53. Bike east on Bearberry Bluff.
  54. Continue for 400 meters.
  55. Bike southeast on Bearberry Bluff.
  56. Continue for 30 meters.
  57. Turn right onto Old Cat Trail.
  58. Continue for 100 meters.
  59. Bike south on Long Lake Loop.
  60. Continue for 100 meters.
  61. Turn right to stay on Long Lake Loop.
  62. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  63. Bike west on Long Lake Loop.
  64. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  65. Bike east on Long Lake Loop.
  66. Continue for 700 meters.
  67. Turn left onto Long Lake Connector.
  68. Continue for 200 meters.
  69. Bike west on Long Lake Connector.
  70. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  71. Bike northwest on Long Lake Connector.
  72. Continue for 60 meters.
  73. Bike west on Long Lake Connector.
  74. Continue for 20 meters.
  75. Bike north on Foxtrot.
  76. Continue for 400 meters.
  77. Bike southwest on Foxtrot.
  78. Continue for 300 meters.
  79. Bike south on Foxtrot.
  80. Continue for 10 meters.
  81. Bike west on Picnic Table Singletrack.
  82. Continue for 300 meters.
  83. Bear right to stay on Picnic Table Singletrack.
  84. Continue for 60 meters.
  85. Bike west on Picnic Table Singletrack.
  86. Continue for 100 meters.
  87. Bear right onto Farm Trails: Powerline.
  88. Continue for 200 meters.
  89. Bear left onto Kin-Win trailhead access road.
  90. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
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