17.2 miles
Distance
3,327 ft
Climb
-3,322 ft
Descent
1,010 ft
High Point

This is an easy loop for all levels of riders; especially for those beginners who are looking for a longer ride to do that is nice and easy. There may be some parts that you have to walk up however because getting up can be a bit of a struggle.

Detailed Description
Beginners Loop is a 17 mile moderately popular easy route located near Meehan Range. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 33 trails. This route climbs 3,327 ft with a max elevation of 1,010 ft then descends -3,322 ft.
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15 Reviews & Comments

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OTF (Apr 19, 2021 at 4:51)
stringybark creek descent has been upgraded to a single black diamond run it has a rock drop halfway down it try not to hit this with any speed and just hop-off... it check it out here: OFF TRACK FILMS YouTube
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DylanLocke (Apr 18, 2021 at 17:33)
There are a few narrow parts of the trail where you could clip your handlebars.
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JCB81 (Mar 28, 2019 at 18:51)
Hi err IMO did iodine
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JCB81 (Mar 28, 2019 at 18:51)
Hi err IMO did iodine
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JCB81 (Mar 28, 2019 at 18:51)
Hi err IMO did iodine
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Dallen21 (Dec 22, 2018 at 19:15)
Nice short and flows for a more fun trip back to the car
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Dallen21 (Dec 22, 2018 at 19:15)
Nice short and flows for a more fun trip back to the car
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NiceGarry (Jul 18, 2018 at 15:49)
This track really needs a facelift it is extremely narrow and there are sticks and leaves all across the track. For the most part these tracks you can barely see. Wouldn’t recommend it
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NiceGarry (Jul 17, 2018 at 22:26)
It’s better than the alternative at least...
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NiceGarry (Jul 17, 2018 at 22:26)
It’s better than the alternative at least...
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NiceGarry (Jul 17, 2018 at 22:24)
Trail Belbins Link
Great track although there is a tough decent at the end that could catch some beginners off guard
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NiceGarry (Jul 17, 2018 at 22:22)
A great alternative to the fire trails and if you are a beginner there are other small tracks that bypass all the jumps.
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NiceGarry (Jul 17, 2018 at 22:16)
Trail K's choice
Very good trail for all levels with small jumps for the experts and a steady incline or decline for the beginners. You jump have to be careful as it is bi-directional so you have to watch out for other riders
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hurburghwhite (Apr 10, 2018 at 19:04)
Trail K's choice
Quick update. Lower sections have compacted after recent rains. The first section at the top is still a little powdery but sight lines are better up there. About a thrid of thw way down there is a sharp right hand turn which is a little muddy compromising grip.
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hurburghwhite (Apr 9, 2018 at 19:43)
Trail K's choice
Careful of restricted sight lines at the bottom - the comments are a little misleading.
Also, still trail soft in this section limiting manoeuvrability and braking in tight situations
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Beginners Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    218 ft
  • Altitude start
    232 ft
  • Altitude end
    236 ft
  • Grade max
    -93.9%
  • Grade min
    72.8%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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