8.7 miles
Distance
1,114 ft
Climb
-1,113 ft
Descent
2,149 ft
High Point

The gold loop connects some of the most fun and flowy singletrack from all threeother designated loops in a classic mid-mountain traverse that offers lots of options to extend your ride. The loop rolls in both directions. Clockwise will climb the more technical sections, counter clockwise will descend the more technical sections.

Detailed Description
Gold Loop is a 9 mile popular intermediate route located near Harrisonburg Virginia. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 21 trails. This route climbs 1,114 ft with a max elevation of 2,149 ft then descends -1,113 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    47
More Stats for Gold Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 32 min
  • Altitude min
    1,501 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,531 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,532 ft
  • Grade max
    -29%
  • Grade min
    33.5%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 4.4 (5 votes)
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First time riding Special K, I think I rode some other trails in this as well, they all kind of blend together.

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