7.5 miles
Distance
640 ft
Climb
-641 ft
Descent
1 mile
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A great way to connect Hood Mesa Trail head to the East Glade skills park without riding on the road.

Detailed Description
Mood Swings out Clarks Back is a 7 mile popular intermediate route located near Farmington New Mexico. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 640 ft with a max elevation of 6,028 ft then descends -641 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Mood Swings out Clarks Back mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,814 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,906 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,906 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -29%
  • Grade min
    21.5%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile

Directions

  1. Bike northeast on F.A.S.T. Connector.
  2. Continue for 60 meters.
  3. Bike northeast on F.A.S.T. Connector.
  4. Continue for 30 meters.
  5. Bike northeast on F.A.S.T. Connector.
  6. Continue for 40 meters.
  7. Bike northeast on F.A.S.T. Connector.
  8. Continue for 20 meters.
  9. Bike northeast on F.A.S.T. Connector.
  10. Continue for 40 meters.
  11. Bike northeast on F.A.S.T. Connector.
  12. Continue for 90 meters.
  13. Bike northeast on F.A.S.T. Connector.
  14. Continue for 100 meters.
  15. Bike northeast on F.A.S.T. Connector.
  16. Continue for 300 meters.
  17. Bike east on F.A.S.T. Connector.
  18. Continue for 400 meters.
  19. Bike north on Mood Swings.
  20. Continue for 200 meters.
  21. Bike southeast on Mood Swings.
  22. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  23. Bike west on Mood Swings.
  24. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  25. Bike northwest on Mood Swings.
  26. Continue for 800 meters.
  27. Bike north on Mood Swings.
  28. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  29. Bike southeast on Mood Swings.
  30. Continue for 300 meters.
  31. Bike north on Rigor Mortis.
  32. Continue for 80 meters.
  33. Bike north on Rigor Mortis.
  34. Continue for 300 meters.
  35. Bike north on Rigor Mortis.
  36. Continue for 200 meters.
  37. Bike north on Rigor Mortis.
  38. Continue for 200 meters.
  39. Bike northwest on Clarks.
  40. Continue for 400 meters.
  41. Bike southwest on Clarks.
  42. Continue for 300 meters.
  43. Bike southwest on Clarks.
  44. Continue for 300 meters.
  45. Bike southwest on Clarks.
  46. Continue for 400 meters.
  47. Bike north on Clarks.
  48. Continue for 600 meters.
  49. Bike southwest on Clarks.
  50. Continue for 400 meters.
  51. Bike southeast on Clarks.
  52. Continue for 400 meters.
  53. Bike southwest on Clarks.
  54. Continue for 400 meters.
  55. Bike west on Clarks.
  56. Continue for 500 meters.
  57. Bike west on Clarks.
  58. Continue for 400 meters.
  59. Bike southwest on Clarks.
  60. Continue for 600 meters.
  61. Bike southeast on Clarks.
  62. Continue for 300 meters.
  63. Bike southeast on Clarks.
  64. Continue for 300 meters.
  65. Bike northeast on F.A.S.T. Connector.
  66. Continue for less than 10 meters.
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Mood Swings
Apr 14, 2024 @ 9:56am
Apr 14, 2024
Clarks Cutoff
Mar 11, 2024 @ 11:01am
Mar 11, 2024
Hood Mesa Connector
Jan 7, 2024 @ 1:05pm
Jan 7, 2024
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