26 miles
Distance
6,326 ft
Climb
-6,325 ft
Descent
3,201 ft
High Point

Giving this a try tomorrow. Might be a good loop maximizing on the two passes in the McDowell's.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Sunset Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,652 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,940 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,940 ft
  • Grade max
    -42.602%
  • Grade min
    42.602%
  • Distance climb
    12 miles
  • Distance down
    13 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Style
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
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Quick rip after work

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Quartz
Oct 4, 2018 @ 5:06pm
Oct 4, 2018
Any part in a creek bed has been decimated by all the rain and is not worth riding right now - needs some trailwork love in a major way.
Windgate Pass
Sep 1, 2018 @ 7:04am
Sep 1, 2018
Hiking the trail this morning. Agree with the comment about a lot of hiking if you’re heading east. Almost all uphill. Most mountain bikers are also hiking
Paradise
Jun 17, 2018 @ 5:22am
Jun 17, 2018
Rideable, but falls short of being paradise.
Thompson Peak
May 25, 2018 @ 2:30pm
May 25, 2018
Extreme Climbing. For Pros Only. You will get fined $200 if a service person catches you. Worth It! ;)
Old Jeep
Mar 11, 2018 @ 4:39pm
Mar 11, 2018
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