6 miles
Distance
1,854 ft
Climb
-1,696 ft
Descent
4,161 ft
High Point

This trail is used for the 2016 Tears & Gears Duathlon, biking portion. Great loop for any day

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Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Tears & Gears 2016 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    159 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,311 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,311 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,470 ft
  • Grade
    0.471%
  • Grade max
    -31.972%
  • Grade min
    53.03%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,746 ft
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
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  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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
  • Map Markers
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  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Roots
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 8:09pm
      5 hours
      Lots of good dirt but still some snow just above River Road and near the top. What's not snow covered is in good shape.
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      Apr 18, 2019 @ 8:08pm
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