15 miles
Distance
4,854 ft
Climb
-4,807 ft
Descent
4,522 ft
High Point

The Epic Big Ed loop with Fraidy Cat and 36DD options. For an extended option head over the lookout first, or climb up at the end of Fraidy Cat to do Twisted Sister, Crash of 08 and Black Powder.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Epic Big Ed loop with Fraidy Cat and 36DD options mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,578 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,634 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,681 ft
  • Grade
    0.06%
  • Grade max
    -91.323%
  • Grade min
    67.578%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,969 ft
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  • Snow Groomed
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      Lower Stone Free
      Mar 13, 2019 @ 4:00pm
      Mar 13, 2019
      Repacked (snowshoe) it today. Great fat biking as long as it continues to freeze overnight.
      No Boats
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 11:30am
      Dec 24, 2018
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      Dec 24, 2018 @ 11:30am
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      Dec 24, 2018 @ 11:30am
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      Dec 22, 2018 @ 5:23pm
      Dec 22, 2018
      Some icy sections. Otherwise mostly dry. A few sections with frozen mud. reporter
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