7 miles
Distance
709 ft
Climb
-707 ft
Descent
1,343 ft
High Point

A small 7-ish mile loop primarily on the connect trails of the Back40.

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Trails in Route

Mulligan1,145 ft
The Back 40 Loop2 miles
Pinyon Creek2,956 ft
Summit School1 mile
Rago4,567 ft
Mulligan236 ft

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Ridelogs
    18
More Stats for Out in the Back Small Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,076 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,317 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,319 ft
  • Grade max
    -25.4%
  • Grade min
    27.3%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
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      youtuber BACK40 Loop // Mountain Biking Northwest Arkansas
      BACK40 Loop // Mountain Biking Northwest Arkansas
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      Nov 23, 2018
      The Back 40 Part 3 of 4
      The Back 40 Part 3 of 4
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      Oct 4, 2020
      The Back 40 Part 1 of 4
      The Back 40 Part 1 of 4
      40:50 | 27 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Oct 4, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Summit School
      Nov 7, 2020 @ 9:00am
      Nov 7, 2020
      Mulligan
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 10:04am
      Oct 24, 2020
      The Back 40 Loop
      Oct 1, 2020 @ 1:38pm
      Oct 1, 2020
      Totally fine except about a 1/4 mile portion in "mile 1" that is closed to to construction of a new bike path. Pretty easy to navigate around with the Trailforks app. Everything else is bone dry and good to go.
      Pinyon Creek
      Sep 26, 2020 @ 7:52am
      Sep 26, 2020
      Rago
      Aug 1, 2020 @ 8:34am
      Aug 1, 2020
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