30 miles
Distance
5,174 ft
Climb
-6,797 ft
Descent
4,268 ft
High Point

Route linking up trails to the tops of three mountains around Grand Forks. Start at thimble, Saddle in the middle, and Harpold to finish it off. Should be a fun day with great views

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Kettle River Mountain Bikers' Association (www.kettlerivermba.com)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for GF Tripple Crown mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,623 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,690 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,351 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,728 ft
  • Grade
    -1.024%
  • Grade max
    -60.339%
  • Grade min
    40.854%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    17 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Upper Harpold
Nov 7, 2018 @ 1:01pm
Nov 7, 2018
Super dirt!
Harpold Alternate Entrance
Nov 7, 2018 @ 1:01pm
Nov 7, 2018
Suuper dirt!
Saddle Lake Climb
Nov 5, 2018 @ 7:50pm
Nov 5, 2018
Thimble Mountain
Sep 24, 2018 @ 4:07pm
Sep 24, 2018
One large tree down at the bottom of hill 3/4 of the way up. Great view of the Granby Valley below. Was thinking of going over the top down Needles but the trail hasn’t been cleared this year and appears to have a lot of trees down.
Saddle Lake Descent
Sep 19, 2018 @ 3:54pm
Sep 19, 2018
One medium tree down near the very bottom before you come back onto Saddle Lake Climb.
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