8.6 miles
Distance
1,499 ft
Climb
-1,499 ft
Descent
2,400 ft
High Point

Start and finish at Gyro Park for a great loop of the Miral Heights / Bluffs Loop / Sunningdale trails.

NOTE: It is very hot here in the summer.

Hints: The Sunningdale trail follows a steady, flowy gradient for much of its course, allowing riders to blast down at high speeds. Riders need to be aware that the trail is also very popular with local resident hikers and dog walkers who don't appreciate being startled by bikers traveling at supersonic speeds. Slow it down and please respect all trail users.

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jannekemcneil (Aug 19, 2021 at 12:13)
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Trails in Route

Miral Heights5,223 ft
Bluffs Loop2 miles
Sunningdale2 miles

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  • Featured
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    18
More Stats for Bluffs / Sunningdale (Loop) mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,373 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,379 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,378 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -62%
  • Grade min
    47.6%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,491 ft
Avg: 3 (2 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Miral Heights
Oct 2, 2021 @ 2:54pm
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Sunningdale
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Aug 21, 2021 @ 11:23am
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