9 miles
Distance
2,475 ft
Climb
-2,475 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Loop on the Northern side of West Bragg Creek Parking lot. Out on Whitetail/Braggin'Rights to a Merlin Lap then up Reconnect to descend on Long Distance. This loop is also fun the other direction. Though Merlin is most fun done counter clockwise.

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Trails in Route

Demi-Tel636 ft
Whitetail2,090 ft
Braggin Rights2 miles
Merlin View4 miles
Reconnect2,874 ft
Long Distance2 miles
Braggin Rights2,264 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    259
More Stats for Northern Flow with Merlin mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,619 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,619 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,619 ft
  • Grade max
    -28.809%
  • Grade min
    31.27%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    920 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
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  • Icy
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  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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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
      Trail transparency
      merlin view,
      merlin view,
      29 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Sep 9, 2019
      Hot Lap on Merlin View +30 Degrees!!
      Hot Lap on Merlin View +30 Degrees!!
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      Jul 17, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Braggin Rights
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 4:38pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      Merlin View
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 4:38pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      Whitetail
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 4:38pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      Reconnect
      Sep 18, 2019 @ 3:53pm
      Sep 18, 2019
      Long Distance
      Sep 18, 2019 @ 8:48am
      Sep 18, 2019
      Couple of muddy spots
      more reports »
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