11 miles
Distance
2,515 ft
Climb
-2,515 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

A locals' favorite loop in the Elkhorns, this ride is a loop beginning and ending at the parking area on the Strawberry Butte Lookout road. It rides well in either direction, but clockwise is recommended. Expect the loop to take about 1.5 to 2 hours for a moderately fit rider.

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1 Review & Comments

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flag copperclad (Aug 30, 2016 at 20:47)
 Has it all. Great descents, leg burning climbs, great vistas and a few small log or rock drops if desired coming off Maupin Mill Creek divide and all single track except when crossing Forest Road. Beware the climb from Maupin into Mill Creek drainage. I know one local Mountain biking legend that ended up walking his single speed up that one.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Maupin - McClellan Divide mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,765 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,378 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,378 ft
  • Grade
    0.001%
  • Grade max
    -28.288%
  • Grade min
    33.039%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,575 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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  • State land
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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
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  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
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  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
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      Strawberry DH before the snow HD2
      Strawberry DH before the snow HD2
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      Oct 17, 2016

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