18 miles
Distance
3,552 ft
Climb
-3,503 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Start at the resort condos and do the Deer Creek Loop. If you got gas left in the tank (and water), finish the figure eight on the 401 using the road

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Trails in Route

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Messer Memorial Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    8,895 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,338 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,386 ft
  • Grade
    0.051%
  • Grade max
    -30.724%
  • Grade min
    54.15%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
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  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
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  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Deer Creek
      Sep 28, 2019 @ 10:00am
      Sep 28, 2019
      USFS 738.2a
      Sep 3, 2019 @ 3:27pm
      Sep 3, 2019
      Dry all the way.
      Deer Creek Road (582.1)
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 1:22pm
      Jun 29, 2019
      Brush Creek Road
      Jun 29, 2019 @ 1:22pm
      Jun 29, 2019
      Upper Upper Loop
      Jun 8, 2019 @ 1:54pm
      Jun 8, 2019
      more reports »
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