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

Details

  • 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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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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Trail transparency
Valley Vista Trail System
Valley Vista Trail System
trail: Gambel
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Cowley's Curse (S)
Nov 26, 2018 @ 3:09pm
Nov 26, 2018
Wetness is variable throughout the trail, and there are several spots with standing water.
Cowley's Curse (N)
Nov 26, 2018 @ 3:08pm
Nov 26, 2018
Wetness is variable throughout the trail, and there are several spots with standing water.
Sneaky Shiz
Nov 10, 2018 @ 12:06pm
Nov 10, 2018
Solid today, not too dry
Soft Rock
Oct 13, 2018 @ 9:54am
Oct 13, 2018
Valley Vista
Oct 13, 2018 @ 9:54am
Oct 13, 2018
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