35 miles
Distance
3,722 ft
Climb
-7,559 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

The typical Monarch Crest route, starting from the ski area, traversing to Marshall Pass.

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Trails in Route

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    15
More Stats for Monarch Crest, Silver Creek & Rainbow mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -3,836 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,460 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,310 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,474 ft
  • Grade
    -2.067%
  • Grade max
    -38.348%
  • Grade min
    31.297%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    21 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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Trail Conditions
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Monarch Crest
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:13am
      Sep 8, 2018
      CT (Marshall Pass)
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:13am
      Sep 8, 2018
      Rainbow
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:13am
      Sep 8, 2018
      Silver Creek
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:13am
      Sep 8, 2018
      Marshall Rd Connector
      Sep 8, 2018 @ 7:13am
      Sep 8, 2018
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