62.5 miles
Distance
1,538 ft
Climb
-1,555 ft
Descent
1,536 ft
High Point

The Castell Grind is comprised of three separate endurance gravel races, the Full Grind 100K 3/4 Grind 72K Half Grind 50K. All races will begin in Castell following remote gravel roads through the rolling Texas Hill Country in the middle of nowhere. You can expect amazing views, wildlife, cattle guards, minimal traffic, adventure and a gravel challenge worthy of bragging rights. The Full Grind will follow a figure 8 course intersecting through the center of Castell at the half way point. This will be a mandatory check point for all racers continuing on the 100K course. Racers may also use this as a refueling and support stop if they choose to. The Half Grind racers will complete the same south loop course as the Full Grind racers and finish their race in Castell. The Full Grind racers will complete the north loop returning to Castell and the finish line. Post race festivities will take place at the Castell General Store.
http://www.castellgrind.com/

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Castell Grind 100K South & North Loops is a 62 mile less popular easy route located near Hill Country Texas. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating. This route climbs 1,538 ft with a max elevation of 1,536 ft then descends -1,555 ft.
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1 Review & Comments

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dordav (Nov 14, 2021 at 5:23)
I rode the south loop on 11/13/21 and it was 80% dirt, including some sandy areas. Hills were minor, and I think there were 4 water crossings, all very shallow. Castell General Store serves huge burgers.
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  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Easy
More Stats for Castell Grind 100K South & North Loops mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,158 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,200 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,181 ft
  • Grade max
    -21.4%
  • Grade min
    16.5%
  • Distance climb
    27 miles
  • Distance down
    28 miles
  • Distance flat
    8 miles
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