26.6 miles
Distance
3,511 ft
Climb
-3,511 ft
Descent
2,011 ft
High Point

NMBA 2015 End of Summer Ride - Intermediate long - expect 3.5 - 5 hrs ride times depending on ability and group size

Starting from Alan Seeger Natural area climbing Brush Ridge Extension, to Brush Ridge Trail, down Indian Trail (lower) then heading out across Beautiful Trail and descending Deer Tick Trail. From there climb the full length of Shitaka Trail to continue climbing Kettle Rd up to Peep Trail.
Now the fun begins as you drop Peep Trail and continue descending down Bear Gap Trail before making a right onto Lingle Valley Trail and going back up to Chicken Peter Trail.
Make left onto the Peep Trail to do the loop then a right onto Chestnut Springs - Upper and enjoying the downhill part of Dutch Alvin before reversing your earlier direction down Brush Ridge Extension

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for NMBA 2015 End of Summer Ride - Intermediate long mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    979 ft
  • Altitude start
    979 ft
  • Altitude end
    979 ft
  • Grade max
    -28.2%
  • Grade min
    23.868%
  • Distance climb
    12.3 miles
  • Distance down
    11.8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2.5 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Peep Trail
Apr 10, 2017 @ 5:20am
Apr 10, 2017
Some running water in the usual spots
Shitaka Trail
Apr 10, 2017 @ 5:20am
Apr 10, 2017
Chicken Peter
Apr 10, 2017 @ 5:20am
Apr 10, 2017
Beautiful Trail
Apr 10, 2017 @ 5:20am
Apr 10, 2017
Deer Tick Trail
Apr 2, 2017 @ 4:39pm
Apr 2, 2017
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