4 miles
Distance
304 ft
Climb
-813 ft
Descent
1,328 ft
High Point

This is a fun loop for those looking to do a nice easy ride up and a fun way down with some flow and technical sections.

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Trails in Route

Bruin1,214 ft
Mal U436 ft
Thunder Road2,385 ft
Gateway2,969 ft
Armageddon (upper)2,684 ft
TNT1,332 ft
Access Track - to TNT1,381 ft
Fine China (Upper)2,713 ft
Fine China (Lower)1,070 ft
253 Access1,155 ft
Bee Line902 ft
Wolverine1,385 ft
Jail948 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    4
More Stats for NMBC Recommended Route 1 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    659 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,168 ft
  • Altitude end
    659 ft
  • Grade
    -2.41%
  • Grade max
    -19.587%
  • Grade min
    16.562%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,451 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Wolverine
      May 31, 2020 @ 1:37pm
      2 days
      Fine China (Upper)
      May 31, 2020 @ 1:37pm
      2 days
      Fine China (Lower)
      May 31, 2020 @ 1:37pm
      2 days
      Gateway
      May 24, 2020 @ 9:11am
      May 24, 2020
      Armageddon (upper)
      May 17, 2020 @ 8:02am
      May 17, 2020
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