19 miles
Distance
3,716 ft
Climb
-3,711 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Extremely Difficult -19.5 miles- +3,712 ft - This loop ride climbs over 3,500 vertical feet on a relatively equal mix of dirt road and ATV trail. Some of the climbs are steep and technical, but the majority is moderate. There are several opportunities to shorten the ride if time, or energy are waning.

0.0 miles- Start at “Fraser Outdoor Activity Center”, cross and head south US Hwy 40 for .05 miles.
.05 miles- Right on “Co Rd 72”dirt road for 2.7 miles.
2.7 miles- Left on “Elk Meadow” trail for 1 mile.
3.7 miles- Right on “D2” dirt road for .6 miles.
4.3 miles- Right on “FS 158” dirt road for .3 miles.
4.6 miles- Left on “Sunken Bridges/ FS 886.2” for 1.2 miles.
5.8 miles- Cross “FS 159” and continue up “FS 891.2/Elk Creek” for 1.8 miles.
7.6 miles- Left on “Elk Creek Loop” trail for 1.1 miles.
8.7 miles- Veer right and continue on “Elk Creek Loop” trail for 4.0 miles.
12.7 miles- Turn left on “Elk Creek/ FS 891.2” for 1.8 miles.
14.5 miles- Turn left on “FS 159” dirt road for .7 miles.
15.2 miles- Turn right on “Zoom” single track for 1.0 miles.
16.2 miles- Continue straight on “Chainsaw” single track for .7 miles.
16.9 miles- Turn left on “Co Rd 72”dirt road for 2.4 miles.
19.3 miles- Turn left at “US Hwy 40” for .2 miles. Cross at “Fraser Outdoor Activity Center.”
19.5 miles- End of ride.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Elk Creek mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    8,566 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,566 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,570 ft
  • Grade
    0.005%
  • Grade max
    -54.832%
  • Grade min
    54.832%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Packed
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  • Prevalent Mud
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