5 miles
Distance
1,545 ft
Climb
-1,545 ft
Descent
3,718 ft
High Point

Great loop ride from Mistletoe Flat campground with plenty of variety and some views from near Lyndon Saddle.

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Craigieburn Trails (www.craigieburntrails.org.nz)
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Sidle 734,072 ft
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    10
More Stats for Luge Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,618 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,618 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,618 ft
  • Grade max
    -46.344%
  • Grade min
    97.619%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,991 ft
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  • State land
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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Luge
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 3:32pm
      Oct 18, 2019
      Very wet
      Sidle 73
      May 23, 2019 @ 11:00pm
      May 23, 2019
      Closed for Winter 2019
      Lyndon Saddle
      Feb 5, 2019 @ 12:56pm
      Feb 5, 2019
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