13 miles
Distance
4,889 ft
Climb
-4,883 ft
Descent
1,398 ft
High Point

Great taste of technical singletrack from the middle of the city.

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Trails in Route

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    22
More Stats for Polhill-Barking Emu Return mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    180 ft
  • Altitude start
    184 ft
  • Altitude end
    190 ft
  • Grade
    0.009%
  • Grade max
    -53.154%
  • Grade min
    64.013%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,449 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • State land
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Trail transparency
      MTB Trail Barking Emu Dec 2018m
      MTB Trail Barking Emu Dec 2018m
      12:42 | 5 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jan 9, 2019
      MTB Trail Car Parts Extension 2018c
      MTB Trail Car Parts Extension 2018c
      6:42 | 7 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jan 3, 2019
      MTB Trail Red Rocks 2018m
      MTB Trail Red Rocks 2018m
      trail: Red Rocks
      20:51 | 19 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Jan 3, 2019

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