9 miles
Distance
822 ft
Climb
-809 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This is the race course for the La Tierra Torture in 2019. The route starts along the waterline road in the middle of La Tierra (pretty much the middle point) and does a large figure out highlighting some of the best ridgelines, descents, and climbs in the trail system.

Park at your choice of trailheads, which there are many. From there you can get to the center of LT by practically any trail using the maps available at each intersection. Following the course is pretty self-explanatory and is a great route for XC, SS, and general ridership looking to get some miles in.

As a whole, La Tierra is a great system to explore and enjoy on your own: this route is a good guideline to get started or to measure your fitness if you're considering the race one of these years.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for La Tierra Torture Course '19 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,979 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,155 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,169 ft
  • Grade max
    -18.4%
  • Grade min
    21.4%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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