18.2 miles
Distance
1,498 ft
Climb
-1,497 ft
Descent
5,010 ft
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Bens Loop. Storm King to Grand Slam

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Bens Loop is a 18 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Bend Oregon. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 1,498 ft with a max elevation of 5,010 ft then descends -1,497 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Bens Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,862 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,881 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,881 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -33.5%
  • Grade min
    21.1%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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Lower Grand Slam Chunky Bits
Lower Grand Slam Chunky Bits
trail: Grand Slam
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Lower Grand Slam in the snow..at night
Lower Grand Slam in the snow..at night
trail: Grand Slam
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Ben's Trail
Sep 13, 2023 @ 9:24am
Sep 13, 2023
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Upper Grand Slam
Jul 11, 2023 @ 9:19am
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Grand Slam
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