6 miles
Distance
1,166 ft
Climb
-1,166 ft
Descent
5,260 ft
High Point

XC Loop on the lower Silver Star trails. An intermediate level ride with lots of options.

You can make the ride shorter by taking Chakra back instead of doing Corkscrew. Another option to increase the difficulty would be taking Grizzly Adams instead of Sidewinder.

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Trails in Route

BX Creek2 miles
Sidewinder2,087 ft
Corkscrew1 miles
Sidewinder1,788 ft
BX Creek1,322 ft
Chakra2 miles
BX Creek817 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Lower XC Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,941 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,254 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,254 ft
  • Grade max
    -37.156%
  • Grade min
    32.55%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,491 ft
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      Trail transparency
      76 | 1 comments
      3 Blind Mice - partial 'Jose-A'
      3 Blind Mice - partial "Jose-A"
      trail: Sidewinder
      2:49 | 323 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jul 28, 2013
      There was a plan on one ride to go up the the Reservoir via an alternate route to Sidewinder. Several of us objected. This was part the proposed...
      Take your wife to Mice day
      Take your wife to Mice day
      trail: Sidewinder
      4:57 | 280 | comments: 0 | favs:
      May 12, 2013
      Had a wifey only shuttle in the Mice. Reservoir down Sidewinder to Eagle. Down and along Fred. Conquered some demons, created a few others. Good...

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Chakra
      Mar 4, 2019 @ 12:36pm
      Mar 4, 2019
      Great condition for fat biking
      BX Creek
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 5:07pm
      Oct 17, 2018
      Thanks for the great season, we are now closed and getting ready for winter. It's now time to take advantage of the rest of the trails Vernon has to offer!
      Sidewinder
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 5:07pm
      Oct 17, 2018
      Thanks for the great season, we are now closed and getting ready for winter. It's now time to take advantage of the rest of the trails Vernon has to offer!
      Corkscrew
      Oct 17, 2018 @ 5:07pm
      Oct 17, 2018
      Thanks for the great season, we are now closed and getting ready for winter. It's now time to take advantage of the rest of the trails Vernon has to offer!
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