10 miles
Distance
896 ft
Climb
-895 ft
Descent
3,790 ft
High Point

The Blue Diamond Loop is my go-to loop at Cottonwood. It can be ridden in well under an hour, is nearly 10 miles and has diverse terrain with a great hill climb warm up right out of the gate!

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1 Review & Comments

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flag Fellica (Jan 29, 2019 at 23:20)
 I rodé the Mustang loop trail it was great
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Trails in Route

Landmine Loop5 miles
Mustang Loop1,365 ft
Inner Loop3 miles
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Old Spanish2,297 ft
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    41
More Stats for Blue Diamond Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,388 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,395 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,395 ft
  • Grade max
    -17.874%
  • Grade min
    18.943%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
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      Mustang Loop
      Sep 13, 2019 @ 6:17am
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      May 9, 2019 @ 10:27am
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