20 miles
Distance
2,872 ft
Climb
-2,865 ft
Descent
3,077 ft
High Point

This route covers most of the west side of Dupont (park at Corn Mill Shoals parking lot). If short on time, you can skip the second loop to Reasonover Creek and just do the three western-most loops. The entire route consists of four main loops.

Loop 1 - clockwise loop of Burnt Mountain.

Loop 2 - Laurel Ridge, Mine Mountain, Reasonover Creek, Airstrip Trail, and then brings you back to Corn Mill Shoals Trail.

Loop 3 - Cedar Rock to Big Rock and back down.

Loop 4 - Pine Tree and Cascade.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Most Excellent - Dupont West Side mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    7 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,560 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,717 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,724 ft
  • Grade
    0.006%
  • Grade max
    -26.922%
  • Grade min
    35.278%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,208 ft
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Little River
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 8:21am
      Dec 24, 2018
      Crazy wet and many frozen sections.
      Longside Trail
      Dec 24, 2018 @ 8:21am
      Dec 24, 2018
      Not bad
      Burnt Mountain
      Nov 14, 2018 @ 3:52pm
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