13 miles
Distance
2,572 ft
Climb
-2,573 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

This is a popular loop in the area. It provides some good singletrack climbing mixed with some slow easy spin on dirt roads. The downhill is the local favorite combo of Captain Jacks and the Chutes Trail. Great little loop to sample the local goods.

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  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    5
More Stats for Captain Jacks Chute Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,240 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,240 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,240 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -44.373%
  • Grade min
    49.759%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,288 ft
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      Hardtail all mountain riding.
      4:55 | 17 | comments: 3 | favs:
      Jan 11, 2019
      Archive from summer 2018, Andres and I finishing up 7 hour ride. fun stuff, looking forward to 2019 summer and all day mountain rides.
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      Pipeline
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      Nov 17, 2018
      Rock drop

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Captain Jacks (665)
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 9:39am
      Jan 7, 2019
      Mix of snow and tacky dirt (gravel). Small amount of ice to keep you honest
      Chutes
      Dec 31, 2018 @ 7:58am
      Dec 31, 2018
      Buckhorn Cutoff
      Dec 23, 2018 @ 2:54pm
      Dec 23, 2018
      Small patches of snow/ice here and there.
      Ladders
      Dec 15, 2018 @ 8:00am
      Dec 15, 2018
      Ponderosa Bypass
      Dec 15, 2018 @ 8:00am
      Dec 15, 2018
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