14 miles
Distance
2,404 ft
Climb
-2,413 ft
Descent
2,300 ft
High Point

Long loop with only one repeat up Ridge Trail. Granite trail can be skipped with going straight into Ellision connector. Highly recommend going across the road for the final small loop of Nature Loop

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for BigTrousers Ellison Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,279 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,474 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,463 ft
  • Grade max
    -65.7%
  • Grade min
    48.6%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
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  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Trail transparency
      Granite trail descent (4K)
      Granite trail descent (4K)
      trail: Granite
      13:30 | 489 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Aug 1, 2019
      just a quick ride down the Granite trail at Ellison provincial park that I filmed with my GoPro hero 7.
      Ellison Connector
      Ellison Connector
      4:08 | 297 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jun 10, 2019
      Ellison Connector POV
      Ellison Connector POV
      1:07 | 64 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jun 8, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Blisters
      Jul 22, 2020 @ 10:24am
      Jul 22, 2020
      You and Me
      Jul 22, 2020 @ 10:24am
      Jul 22, 2020
      Nature Trail Connector
      Jul 22, 2020 @ 10:24am
      Jul 22, 2020
      Homerun
      Jul 21, 2020 @ 3:47pm
      Jul 21, 2020
      Drying out and loosening up a little but still great riding
      Granite
      Jul 21, 2020 @ 3:47pm
      Jul 21, 2020
      Dusty and Dry but overall holding pretty well, getting loose in a few spots
      more reports »
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