13 miles
Distance
1,058 ft
Climb
-1,048 ft
Descent
3,012 ft
High Point

13 mile loop I use for practice and training.

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Details

More Stats for Practice route mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    10 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,704 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,720 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,730 ft
  • Grade
    0.014%
  • Grade max
    -17.106%
  • Grade min
    14.808%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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