11.6 miles
Distance
790 ft
Climb
-788 ft
Descent
4,423 ft
High Point

Fun morning spin, pretty mellow route with a few challenging spots on Grand Slam.

Detailed Description
Bens-Voodoo-GrandSlam-Marvin's is a 12 mile popular intermediate route located near Bend Oregon. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 5 trails. This route climbs 790 ft with a max elevation of 4,423 ft then descends -788 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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skate123 (Aug 1, 2021 at 10:58)
Fun ride, mellow and swoopy, with a couple fun rocky bits on Voodoo, and a few more on GS.
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Gregorys9KRL (Jul 27, 2021 at 13:54)
Trail The Lair
Medium size jumps are still in good condition considering how dry things are. Love this place for getting confidence with jumps.
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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
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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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loebster1 (Nov 30, 2020 at 10:56)
Trail Voodoo Trail
Nov 30 - Snow on the trail all the way from Ben's to Grand Slam.
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Kridders (Aug 19, 2020 at 12:44)
Trail The Lair
This park is really cool. There's is every level of progression and is really well built
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mrborbyn (Jul 24, 2020 at 13:48)
Trail The Lair
The best jump park I have been to! They have a progression from blue to pro lines. If you come here with any skill in jumping you’ll have a blast. The part is the next step in your progression is right there. Whoever built this trail put so many hours into it and I thank them. Highly recommended coming here is you’re in the area!
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Soulroll08 (Jun 20, 2019 at 22:00)
Trail Ben's Trail
Uphill!
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    17
More Stats for Bens-Voodoo-GrandSlam-Marvin's mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,846 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,884 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,885 ft
  • Grade max
    -26.3%
  • Grade min
    19.7%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Lower Grand Slam Chunky Bits
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
Nov 27, 2022
Ben's Trail
Oct 30, 2022 @ 10:26am
Oct 30, 2022
Chocolate brown damp dirt. Just slightly dry in places
Grand Slam
Oct 27, 2022 @ 5:06am
Oct 27, 2022
Voodoo Trail
Oct 27, 2022 @ 5:06am
Oct 27, 2022
The Lair
Apr 25, 2022 @ 10:59am
Apr 25, 2022
Up top is running well. Lower lines are still getting worked on.
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