9 miles
Distance
2,138 ft
Climb
-2,140 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This is a variation of a popular loop that eliminates climbing UP Braggin' Rights. It ends up being a great warm up to get to the Merlin trail head rather than grinding up Braggin' Rights from the parking lot while dodging people coming down Braggin' Rights.

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Trails in Route

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    16
More Stats for Merlin-Reconnect-Long distance mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,619 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,621 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,619 ft
  • Grade
    -0.004%
  • Grade max
    -28.875%
  • Grade min
    30.921%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,574 ft
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Merlin View West Bragg Creek
Merlin View West Bragg Creek
3:37 | 97 | comments: 1 | favs:
Feb 6, 2018
Rocky Mountain Instinct
Merlin DH August 23, 2017
Merlin DH August 23, 2017
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Aug 24, 2017
Fast and Flowy on Merlin View Trail
Fast and Flowy on Merlin View Trail
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Jul 9, 2017

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Long Distance
May 16, 2018 @ 4:10pm
May 16, 2018
From Disconnect to parking lot
Merlin View
May 13, 2018 @ 7:31pm
May 13, 2018
Just a few wet patches
Braggin Rights
May 13, 2018 @ 7:30pm
May 13, 2018
Like 3 muddy bits
Reconnect
May 9, 2018 @ 10:44am
May 9, 2018
Either dry or tacky with the exception of one tiny patch of snow that will be gone by the time you read this.
Telephone Loop
Apr 28, 2018 @ 11:16pm
Apr 28, 2018
Lots of sections that were slushy and had to hike the bike, ride to disconnect and took quite a bit.
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