25 miles
Distance
4,346 ft
Climb
-4,347 ft
Descent
1,083 ft
High Point

This loop is entirely within the Southern Kettle Moraine State Forest.
A good long loop that includes the John Muir Blue loop, the northbound and southbound connector trails, and the Emma Carlin Green loop. You can start this loop at either the John Muir Trailhead or the Emma Carlin Trailhead.

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Route Sections

1 Green Loop (Emma Carlin)
  • 4 miles distance
  • 618 ft climb
  • -624 ft descent
2 Blue Loop - 2nd part (John Muir)
  • 2 miles distance
  • 303 ft climb
  • -329 ft descent
3 Blue Loop - 1st part (John Muir)
  • 8 miles distance
  • 1,433 ft climb
  • -1,436 ft descent

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Muir and Emma Carlin Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    869 ft
  • Altitude start
    967 ft
  • Altitude end
    966 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -51.645%
  • Grade min
    52.71%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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