7 miles
Distance
1,575 ft
Climb
-1,575 ft
Descent
1,952 ft
High Point

Middle option for climbing and descending. Other shorter options exist as well as alternate descents through the lower sections of the trail system.

A paved road climb with 1000ft of elevation gain over about 3.5 miles. Then a roughly 3.5-mile descent back to the parking lot via Highballer and Springboard.

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1 Review & Comments

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flag Marlys (Apr 25, 2017 at 20:56)
 Yes, a slog to the top, but what a blast. Grinning ear to ear the whole way down. Mud in my teeth!
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    49
More Stats for Highballer to Springboard Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    943 ft
  • Altitude start
    943 ft
  • Altitude end
    943 ft
  • Grade max
    -33.984%
  • Grade min
    35.187%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,439 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Springboard
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 9:54am
      Jan 13, 2019
      Fine. Tree down near the bottom of the upper section. Lots of repairs done on the bridge approach. Thanks, Team Dirt! reporter
      Highballer
      Jan 13, 2019 @ 9:54am
      Jan 13, 2019
      Mix of ice and freeze-thaw in the open, otherwise great. reporter
      Dutchman
      Nov 3, 2018 @ 3:58pm
      Nov 3, 2018
      Wet needles making most of the trail a bit slippery. reporter
      Fall Creek Access Road
      Aug 9, 2018 @ 10:49am
      Aug 9, 2018
      Closed 24hrs/day Monday through Friday. Open all day Saturday and Sunday. reporter
      Bailout-Highballer Tie Rd
      Jul 28, 2018 @ 8:34am
      Jul 28, 2018
      This road is always loose and steep in summer. Today was no exception. reporter
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