3.3 miles
101 ft
-1,363 ft
2 miles
High Point

Long burner from Mid to Canyon

Adaptive Info:
I choose to forego the part of Brake Through that goes around the lake and just ride the road. Its way easier and you're not missing anything. There is an off-camber rock right at the beginning but its mellow. Then there are two rock gardens. Some adaptive riders will need a spot. There is one more rock rock garden on the easterly traverse section that is pretty mellow and then there is an exposed section on the westerly traverse section right before the junction to Flow. This section is rated aMTB3 and most adaptive riders will need a spot. This can be avoided via the Flow Fall-Line Shortcut. Flow has ride arounds for everything gnarly and would be aMTB1 except for a steep narrow bridge over a log. Adaptive riders with front wheel drive might need a push. Smooth Operator is a wide open jump line but the Taj Mahal is steep down wood feature that ends up in wall gap jump. Take it slow and aim for the BLUE RAMP.

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Brake Through to Flow to Smooth Operator is a 3 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Mammoth Lakes California. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction. This route includes 23 trails. This route climbs 101 ft with a max elevation of 9,657 ft then descends -1,363 ft.

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Trails in Route

Service Road2,083 ft
Gravy Train164 ft
Service Road161 ft
Brake Through2 miles
Flow384 ft
Flow2,897 ft
Pipeline223 ft
Service Road171 ft
Smooth Operator2,746 ft


  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
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  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    DH, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    One Direction
More Stats for Brake Through to Flow to Smooth Operator mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    34 min 50 sec
  • Altitude change
    -1,262 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,337 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,599 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,337 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,018 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    636 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Brake Through
Oct 26, 2022 @ 2:53am
Oct 26, 2022
A bit of snow on top and many loose rocks across trail
Smooth Operator
Sep 3, 2022 @ 9:21am
Sep 3, 2022
Jul 26, 2022 @ 11:15am
Jul 26, 2022
open for 2022
Jul 26, 2022 @ 11:08am
Jul 26, 2022
open for 2022
Jul 16, 2021 @ 12:15pm
Jul 16, 2021
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