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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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    17
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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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Hot Lap on Merlin View +30 Degrees!!
Hot Lap on Merlin View +30 Degrees!!
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Jul 17, 2018
Merlin View West Bragg Creek
Merlin View West Bragg Creek
3:37 | 289 | 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

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Braggin Rights
Sep 17, 2018 @ 6:57pm
3 days
Puddles, slick on north end
Merlin View
Sep 5, 2018 @ 5:34pm
Sep 5, 2018
Long Distance
Aug 24, 2018 @ 5:30pm
Aug 24, 2018
There was a log down across the trail between parking lot and first summit on long distance south. Otherwise okay.
Moose Connector
Aug 11, 2018 @ 12:42pm
Aug 11, 2018
Telephone Loop
Aug 7, 2018 @ 9:57pm
Aug 7, 2018
Telephone East dry and clear today. Returned by Long Distance Reconnect and Telephone West all dry and clear, a great ride.
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