16 miles
Distance
2,681 ft
Climb
-2,681 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Pads would be a good idea...knees and elbows.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Ridelogs
    4
More Stats for South Saint Vrain - Figure 8 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,751 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,751 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,751 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.147%
  • Grade min
    40.235%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,883 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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