20 miles
Distance
5,632 ft
Climb
-5,632 ft
Descent
4,522 ft
High Point

This is the legend. The big epic loop all the way up Stone Free and down Big Ed. Be sure to budget enough time for this big ride, most riders will require several hours to finish.

This is the easier of the Big Ed options, but is still an advanced route and will present a big challenge for most riders.

Look forward to 2016 when Pali Gap will connect Stone Free Again to Tombstone with one long continuous singletrack, eliminating the need to go on any roads!

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Details

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Honest Ed Epic Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,286 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,633 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,633 ft
  • Grade max
    -91.309%
  • Grade min
    55.844%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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  • Snow Packed
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      trail: Tombstone
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Twisted Sisters
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 10:12pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      Rode it yesterday on the fattie, hiked it today with chainsaw. Mix of dirt, snow and ice. Studded tires highly recommended.
      Lower Stone Free
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 9:55pm
      Dec 24, 2018
      Mix of dirt, snow and icy bits. Studded tires highly recommended. Rode it yesterday and walked it today to clear some blowdown with the chainsaw.
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      Dec 24, 2018
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      Dec 22, 2018 @ 5:23pm
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