17 miles
Distance
4,422 ft
Climb
-4,416 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Nice loop in the Grouse Ridge area. Climbs a paved forest road to dirt road access to the lake. Some smooth and lots of tech to follow. Expect hike a bike duration depending on ability. Many opportunities for playing around on granite along Spaulding Lake Trail. And it's all stunningly beautiful.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Blue Lake Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,491 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,491 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,495 ft
  • Grade
    0.005%
  • Grade max
    -61.571%
  • Grade min
    50.79%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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