8 miles
Distance
1,999 ft
Climb
-2,003 ft
Descent
1,896 ft
High Point

This ride starts at the Oak Knoll Parking lot on Muletown Rd. Nice 1000' climb with great views, before descending down Cosmos Way which is steep and fun. Return to parking lot on the always fun Princess Ditch Trail.
An Intermediate Ride in the Redding Mayors MTB Challenge.

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More Stats for Mayors MTB Challenge / Cosmos Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    984 ft
  • Altitude start
    988 ft
  • Altitude end
    984 ft
  • Grade
    -0.009%
  • Grade max
    -34.031%
  • Grade min
    42.626%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,623 ft
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  • Prevalent Mud
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Mule Ridge
      Sep 1, 2018 @ 8:05pm
      Sep 1, 2018
      Still 20 plus oak trees across trail. It’s not ready for riding yet.
      Princess Ditch
      Jul 14, 2018 @ 11:56am
      Jul 14, 2018
      Brush and some star thistle thinned back out to Stony Gulch TH intersection - July 2018 reporter
      Cosmos Way
      Jul 14, 2018 @ 11:55am
      Jul 14, 2018
      brush thinned back July 2018 reporter
      Oak knoll Trailhead connector
      Dec 9, 2017 @ 9:56am
      Dec 9, 2017
      more reports »
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