9 miles
Distance
1,315 ft
Climb
-1,315 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This is a great intermediate to beginner ride that will give you a taste of Round Valley. The climbs are mostly buff singletrack, with a lot of ups and downs along the way. This route includes two popular trails to go downhill on: Rusty Shovel and Somewhere Elks.

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Trails in Route

Rambler1,539 ft
Rambler876 ft
Rambler2,592 ft
Rambler1 miles
Rusty Shovel2 miles
Ramble On1 miles
Ramble On1 miles
Nowhere Elks1,637 ft
Nowhere Elks873 ft
Somewhere Elks4,843 ft
Practice Loops449 ft
Rambler1,555 ft

Details

  • Featured
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    17
More Stats for Round Valley Super 8 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,682 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,682 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,682 ft
  • Grade max
    -19.882%
  • Grade min
    21.512%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,850 ft
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
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      Somewhere Elks POV
      Somewhere Elks POV
      3:40 | 103 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Mar 16, 2015
      Round Valley Trail Somewhere Elks as it drops from the top of Rusty Shovel towards the Ability Center
      Rambler POV
      Rambler POV
      trail: Rambler
      8:38 | 61 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Mar 9, 2015
      The Rambler trail is almost a full loop, this is the South East side of Round Valley
      Rusty Shovel POV
      Rusty Shovel POV
      7:26 | 161 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Mar 5, 2015
      Down Rusty Shovel in Round Valley

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Ramble On
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 7:31pm
      Oct 8, 2019
      Fun trail with a few good rocky technical sections
      Ramble On
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 7:30pm
      Oct 8, 2019
      Rambler
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 7:29pm
      Oct 8, 2019
      Fast!
      Nowhere Elks
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 7:28pm
      Oct 8, 2019
      Nowhere Elks
      Oct 8, 2019 @ 7:28pm
      Oct 8, 2019
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