19 miles
Distance
5,286 ft
Climb
-5,294 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Large loop from Station Flats climbing up Moosepackers (backwards) via Ridgeback before descending Shaft. Then climbing back over Moose Mtn road via Family Guy to descend 7-27 back to the parking lot.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Ridgepackers Shaft Guy 7-27 Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,693 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,745 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,737 ft
  • Grade
    -0.008%
  • Grade max
    -47.947%
  • Grade min
    42.379%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,620 ft
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Moose Mountain -  SHAFT
Moose Mountain - SHAFT
trail: SHAFT
7:30 | 17 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jan 18, 2018
probably my favorite trail of the day. Great DH/AM trail, rocky, rutty, and loaded with berms and switchbacks.
Moose Mountain - Family Guy
Moose Mountain - Family Guy
trail: Family Guy
7:34 | 15 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jan 18, 2018
Only my second time ever doing big mountain riding. First time at Moose mountain, first run of the day. High speed DH/AM trail.
Moose Mountain - Seven-27
Moose Mountain - Seven-27
trail: 7-27
6:45 | 17 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jan 18, 2018
Riding the sweet flow track at Moose Mountain.

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Diamond T Loop
Jan 7, 2018 @ 11:31am
Jan 7, 2018
Soft packed snow with minor sections of ice
Billy Dog
Dec 18, 2017 @ 9:42am
Dec 18, 2017
A few trees down but trail is clear and fast till the bottom
7-27
Dec 10, 2017 @ 4:32pm
Dec 10, 2017
Mostly dirt, a bit of ice and frozen snow in some of the corners.
Sulphur Springs
Dec 10, 2017 @ 4:25pm
Dec 10, 2017
Lots of ice from the junction with Elbow Valley to the bottom of the climb. The climb is mostly dry. There is a tree across the bypass trail, but it's in a slow section. reporter
Elbow Valley
Dec 10, 2017 @ 4:23pm
Dec 10, 2017
Very icy from Station Flats to the junction with Sulphur. reporter
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