20.6 miles
Distance
2,245 ft
Climb
-6,868 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Shuttle - Via the paved Mount Ashland road

The Best of Mt Ashland - efficiently links two great downhill segments via a short climb. You are rewarded with a variety of flawless singletrack from this ride. With almost 7K’ of descending though fast, flowing trails punctuated by berms, roots, and rocks. One can skip the climb up Bull Gap Road 200 and continue straight down Catwalk Trail, however Upper Lynx and Lower Lynx are not to be missed

Time Warp starts with a short doubletrack climb offering a good warmup, before becoming singletrack with unbelievable alpine views. The downhill rewards you with rocky terrain peppered with small natural jumps and drops, you’ll descend from above the tree line into a green forest highlighted by granite slabs. The ripping descent eventually comes to an end, as you start down Ashland Watershed 2060 road. Utilize this section to recover before starting the routes final climb up Bull Gap Road 200. You will climb for two miles before catching the tail end of Lower Bull Gap, to use it as a connector to the wonderful Upper Lynx Trail. Its all downhill from here! Enjoy some of Ashland's best purpose built trails as you twist, turn and jump your way into town!

Detailed Description
Best of Mt Ashland is a 21 mile popular expert route located near Ashland Oregon. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 12 trails. This route climbs 2,245 ft with a max elevation of 7,017 ft then descends -6,868 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for Best of Mt Ashland mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 24 min
  • Altitude change
    -4,622 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,987 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,609 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,988 ft
  • Grade
    -4.2%
  • Grade max
    -88.6%
  • Grade min
    48.7%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    13 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)
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