36 miles
Distance
8,669 ft
Climb
-11,502 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

I'm hoping to do this soon. Take Cummings Parkway to get on Big Flat Tail to obtain the ridge line and follow that to Alpine Loop Summit and around Timp to Dry Canyon. From there I can just keep riding home to my back yard Smile

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More Stats for Ridge Trail to Dry Canyon mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,832 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,445 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,278 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,445 ft
  • Grade
    -1.472%
  • Grade max
    -75.251%
  • Grade min
    75.122%
  • Distance climb
    15 miles
  • Distance down
    20 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      South Fork Little Deer Creek (252)
      Dec 10, 2018 @ 8:57am
      Dec 10, 2018
      For winter this section of trail will be groomed and is downhill only. Return to Alpine Loop summit via the Cascade Springs road.
      Mill Canyon Spring (180)
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 5:57pm
      Dec 9, 2018
      Very good shape, a riot!
      Salamander Flat (150)
      Dec 8, 2018 @ 11:14am
      Dec 8, 2018
      Still too soft, needs more grooming and traffic.
      Dry Canyon
      Nov 20, 2018 @ 2:14pm
      Nov 20, 2018
      Grove Creek (048)
      Nov 10, 2018 @ 12:09pm
      Nov 10, 2018
      Solid ride, went up to the bridge by the waterfall today. Not too dry. not sure how overgrown the vegetation is above this.
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