8 miles
Distance
2,088 ft
Climb
-2,095 ft
Descent
1,209 ft
High Point

A figure 8 loop incorporating Bull-A-Varde, Bull Run and Borderline. Borderline is more of a grade 4 trail.

Drive to the very end of Stratton St and park your car. Ride back up Stratton St, turn left on to Cottle Park Dr, left at Normandale Rd and left again where Normandale Rd meets Sweetaches Dr.

At the ending the start of OCR. Ride along OCR until you get to a farm gate. Bull-A-Varde ( the link trail for Bull Run) begins approximately 200 meters further on.

At the bottom of Bull Run turn up Hill Rd. Continue past the farm house. At the first WWII past the farm house take the first farm gate on the left that leads on to a grass farm track. Continue along this track until you reach a ridge.

The ridge has 4 exits - east up along the ridge, west up along the ridge, south down and south east along the farm track. Continue along the farm track. At the farm gate, continue along the farm track past the entrance to Bull-A-Varde and back to the first farm gate to came to. Borderline begins at this first farm gate.

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  • Difficulty rating
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  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
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  • Direction
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  • Physical rating
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  • Ridelogs
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More Stats for Bull to Border Fig 8 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    360 ft
  • Altitude start
    486 ft
  • Altitude end
    479 ft
  • Grade max
    -54.999%
  • Grade min
    41.713%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,174 ft
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