8 miles
Distance
1,237 ft
Climb
-1,237 ft
Descent
4,663 ft
High Point

This 7.6 mile loop starts at the Adobe Jack trailhead off of Hwy 89A. I would rate the ride as follows: 15% beginner, 77% intermediate and 8% advanced.

It is a very popular loop due to its proximity to the Over the Edge and Fat Tire bike shops. The loop starts on the Adobe Jack trail and when you reach the top of Adobe Jack at the Jordan trail you will head left over to the Soldiers Pass trail which is an out and back to the Sink Hole.

The scenery on the ride is pretty cool especially at the top of the Grand Central trail section. The locals call the hill Ant Hill which has a 360 degree view of the surrounding area that you have been riding.

From the top of Ant Hill there is a fairly steep section of trail to the Ant Hill trail. About 1/2 down the steep section there is a four foot drop that more advanced riders might want to huck off of.

Once you reach the Javalina trail the trail drops significantly to the Grand Central drainage. This section of trail is very fun to ride at higher than normal speeds if you are so inclined.

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Trails in Route

Adobe Jack2 miles
Grand Central846 ft
Jordan636 ft
Soldier Pass Conn66 ft
Soldier Pass2 miles
Jordan2,822 ft
Ant Hill1,099 ft
Grand Central1,647 ft
Ant Hill994 ft
Jordan2,329 ft
Javelina1 miles
Crusty817 ft
Crusty2,533 ft
Adobe Jack479 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Ridelogs
    9
More Stats for Soldiers Wash 7.6 Mile Mostly Intermediate Ride mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,249 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,383 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,383 ft
  • Grade max
    -34.781%
  • Grade min
    22.013%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,644 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Soldier Pass
Oct 13, 2018 @ 9:02am
Oct 13, 2018
Soldier Pass Conn
Oct 13, 2018 @ 9:02am
Oct 13, 2018
Crusty
Sep 2, 2018 @ 10:47am
Sep 2, 2018
Grand Central
Jul 27, 2018 @ 9:24pm
Jul 27, 2018
Minor Water drainage issue, standing water on trail surface
Jordan
Jul 22, 2018 @ 5:09pm
Jul 22, 2018
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