9 miles
Distance
1,983 ft
Climb
-1,982 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Seasonal wildlife closure: April 15 - June 20

Great lunch ride. Red Sandstone Rd can get a bit busy with cars heading to Piney Lake, especially on the weekends in July and August. Son of Middle Creek starts with some up and downs through some awesome terrain and aspens. After your 3rd tougher up, get ready to head down! Head left at the North Trail intersection and its all steep, tight, fast, and fun flowy downhill...let'er rip! Keep your head up for hikers coming up the trail.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Son of Middle Creek Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    8,144 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,236 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,237 ft
  • Grade
    0.003%
  • Grade max
    -44.472%
  • Grade min
    43.206%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,003 ft
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      Son Of Middle Creek (2136)
      Jul 3, 2018 @ 10:48am
      Jul 3, 2018
      Get your rain dance on. A few trees down on Son of Middle Creek including one decapiter about a mile up from the Spraddle Creek trailhead parking lot. reporter
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