13 miles
Distance
3,511 ft
Climb
-3,512 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

A longer classic loop in the Rattlesnake. Ride time 2-3 hours with long climbs, technical descending, and some great views. The high point is known as Snowbowl Overlook as you're looking at the local ski hill across Grant Creek.

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  • Riding area
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  • Difficulty rating
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  • eBike Allowed
  • Ridelogs
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More Stats for MTBM - Overlook - Rattlesnake - Blue mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,598 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,604 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,604 ft
  • Grade max
    -47.085%
  • Grade min
    55.071%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,376 ft
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Main Corridor
      May 25, 2020 @ 2:04pm
      1 days
      PSA - saw a black bear sow and at least one (very small) cub about 400-500 yds upstream of the toilet by spring gulch on the west side of the main corridor trail. Another hiker said they saw 2 cubs the day prior around the same spot.
      Sawmill Gulch
      May 20, 2020 @ 7:23pm
      May 20, 2020
      Good and tacky dirt from the trailhead to the junction with Fish Ladder.
      Spring Gulch
      May 16, 2020 @ 10:32am
      May 16, 2020
      Trail is clear and ready to rip. The one tree that was reported recently has been cut out.
      Wallman (West)
      May 13, 2020 @ 4:21pm
      May 13, 2020
      Wallman (East)
      Apr 28, 2020 @ 8:28pm
      Apr 28, 2020
      Trail is clear and ready to ride. We cut out 3 trees. There are a couple wet spots and a few small snowy spots left but they are all small enough to just ride through.
      more reports »
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