22 miles
Distance
3,287 ft
Climb
-3,286 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Big loop starting from the "Y" incorporating most of the great XC trails around Elden and the Peaks. Some good tech but nothing extreme except for the climbing... lots of it! Great epic day ride in Flag.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Schultz Gnarly Brookbank Sunset Secret Twisted Big Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    7,152 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,152 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,152 ft
  • Grade max
    -27.317%
  • Grade min
    45.824%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
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