11 miles
Distance
2,079 ft
Climb
-2,078 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This ride starts and ends the Wade Springs Trailhead parking lot. The real singletrack starts and ends at Valley Vista. The spin up is a bit of a grind but not rocky or loose. Only as you approach the very top of thunderdome does the trail get a bit more difficult to navigate, but mostly due to some steep pitches. The rocks and small roots are embedded.

Once you reach the top of Thunderdome, you will have a 3-sided view of the valley below. The drop down is a loose and rocky riot. Some sections are very straight lines with big speed. There are a few places to check your speed where there are some abrupt turns and what a very big whoop-di-do that you do not want to huck to flat on. Do the descent once with reasonable speed before attempting it full gas.

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Trails in Route

Valley Vista285 ft
Soft Rock1,125 ft
Rose1,617 ft
Cowley's Curse (S)4,111 ft
Access Road2,211 ft
Sneaky Shiz2 miles
Thunderdome4,777 ft
Pg Upper Conn463 ft
Grove Creek Upper1,175 ft
Cowley's Curse (N)1 miles
Viking Run2,123 ft
Tufa1,562 ft
Gambel4,488 ft

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Master Blaster mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,834 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,839 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,839 ft
  • Grade max
    -35.955%
  • Grade min
    29.303%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,086 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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