7.6 miles
Distance
1,004 ft
Climb
-1,054 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

A quick loop of the best trails on the west side of Curt Gowdy. Potential to add on bonus lines and play areas in several locations.

Detailed Description
Best of the West is a 8 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Cheyenne Wyoming. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 17 trails. This route climbs 1,004 ft with a max elevation of 7,679 ft then descends -1,054 ft.
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Overland Mountain Bike Association (www.overlandmtb.org)
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    25
More Stats for Best of the West mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 43 min
  • Altitude min
    7,215 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,284 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,234 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -34.5%
  • Grade min
    33.3%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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