11 miles
Distance
2,149 ft
Climb
-2,097 ft
Descent
1,781 ft
High Point

Start at the Birch Street entrance and make your way to the towers at the south end. Wind your way back down through Wonderland, Keystone, Golden Spike to SST!

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag gerrycreighton JORBA (Nov 24, 2018 at 10:24)
 It looks like this route needs to be updated as it goes up Evo. I'm sure that the creator meant to stay on the towers access road?
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Trails in Route

Ridge Trail2,825 ft
QOD Alternate Climb2,405 ft
Ridge Trail2,293 ft
Cedar Dust2,907 ft
RD 2400 (The Wall)131 ft
Bandito2,582 ft
Tough Love3,940 ft
Kung Fu564 ft
RD 20001,683 ft
Towers (South Side Approach)3,757 ft
Evolution1,198 ft
Evolution Alt486 ft
Evolution669 ft
Wonderland3,350 ft
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Keystone3,717 ft
Bottle Opener2,930 ft
Oly2,126 ft
2.5 Extended1,362 ft
2 1/22,822 ft
Cabin2,415 ft
Golden Spike (SST)4,068 ft
SST Alt174 ft
SST Alt1,867 ft
SST3,307 ft
Backdoor1,906 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for North to South loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    447 ft
  • Altitude start
    447 ft
  • Altitude end
    499 ft
  • Grade
    0.088%
  • Grade max
    -44.938%
  • Grade min
    49%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
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