9 miles
1,375 ft
-1,375 ft
1 miles
High Point

This is a classic mountain bike ride in the JQS, shared with motos. It takes you on a moderate climb to a scenic overlook where you can catch Whiskey Tango Express down. Pumps and Rollers are what you should expect heading down, along with windy single track along a ridge line.

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  • Difficulty rating
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Rusty Shovel, Whiskey Tango out and back mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,680 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,681 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,680 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
Avg: 4 (4 votes)
Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
  • flag
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