22.9 miles
Distance
1,710 ft
Climb
-1,710 ft
Descent
4,981 ft
High Point

Nice loop that has it all from easy climbing to jumps and berms to some tech

Detailed Description
Bens to Whoops to Grand Slam is a 23 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Bend Oregon. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 9 trails. This route climbs 1,710 ft with a max elevation of 4,981 ft then descends -1,710 ft.
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14 Reviews & Comments

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stewyd (Aug 9, 2022 at 14:22)
Trail Ben's Trail
Nice easy climbing trail. I would disagree with a previous poster, that this has no identity. It's a perfect place if you are a novice mtn biker (like my wife). Yes, you can find way more rowdy areas but this place fits a perfect niche in Bend mtb.
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ozmuna (Jun 30, 2022 at 3:22)
Trail Ben's Trail
Pretty lame section of trails…no real uphill or downhill identity… I would opt for Tumalo Falls or other local trails over the Phil’s area trails
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unnamedperson (Jun 27, 2022 at 10:43)
Trail Grand Slam
Decent trail with some fun wooden features and tight, rocky tech. I would not recommend it over most of the trails in the area due to the cheese-grater rock that will give you and your bike a hard time if you fall on it.
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unnamedperson (Jun 27, 2022 at 10:41)
Trail Pine Drops
Easy and relatively fun climb up. You could go down it, but lower whoops is a much better trail going the DH direction.
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Ppower09 (Oct 15, 2021 at 21:45)
Trail Lower Whoops
Great trail but pretty torn up with now due to trail work and logging.
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Griffen1W3A2F (Jul 1, 2021 at 15:03)
Trail Grand Slam
This trail is more of a dark-blue than a black, IMO. Fun trail. Almost cleaned it the first time, but had to dab on a sharp corner. I’m an intermediate rider that dabbles on black trails, and really enjoyed this trail. Will ride it again tomorrow.
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johnnymidwest (Jun 18, 2021 at 12:50)
Trail Grand Slam
Fun uphill tech if you ride it in reverse! Lots of smaller features and short rock garden segments. Dry.
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Troubadour (Jun 7, 2021 at 10:27)
Trail Grand Slam
K
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JonathanCClgT (May 3, 2021 at 12:15)
Trail Grand Slam
If you’re a fan of super tech XC routes then this is an awesome trail. If you’re looking to point your bike down hill and shred then you might be disappointed.
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Vespaking (Apr 10, 2021 at 21:57)
Trail Grand Slam
Pedally and slow.
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nmjunker (Nov 5, 2020 at 9:41)
Trail Lower Whoops
This trail is SO FUN. Great hits and burms to learn on and also push your self a bit. It’s fast and smooth with a easy climb. Lower loop can be done in under 30min the full loop takes about an hour and a half. Upper section is also really smooth with big long burms but no jumps. Have fun!
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Rades (Sep 6, 2019 at 22:28)
Trail Lower Whoops
Yea, it’s dry
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Soulroll08 (Jun 20, 2019 at 22:00)
Trail Ben's Trail
Uphill!
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Rades (Nov 22, 2017 at 11:19)
Trail Lower Whoops
Dry?
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  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
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  • Bike type
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  • Ridelogs
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More Stats for Bens to Whoops to Grand Slam mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,732 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,801 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,802 ft
  • Grade max
    -20%
  • Grade min
    24.1%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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Lower Grand Slam Chunky Bits
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Lower Grand Slam in the snow..at night
Lower Grand Slam in the snow..at night
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Marvin's Garden
Nov 27, 2022 @ 4:26pm
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Cascade Highlands
Nov 27, 2022 @ 4:23pm
Nov 27, 2022
Do not advise riding
Lower Whoops
Nov 26, 2022 @ 2:22am
Nov 26, 2022
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Oct 30, 2022 @ 10:26am
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