15 miles
Distance
4,070 ft
Climb
-4,112 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Start at Station Flats:
1) Take the South Diamond T to Elbow Valley to Sulphur Springs
2) Go up Sulphur Spring to the Connector to Pneuma
3) Ascend Pneuma to Special K (DO NOT go past this point on Pneuma as it become impossible to ride up or down)
4) Take the Moose Mountain Service road to the junction of Moose Mountain Trail and Moose Packers
5) Descend on Moose Packers
6) Descend on Ridgeback 4 to Tom Snow
7) Take a left from Tom Snow to ascend on Ridgeback 3
8 ) Take the full route on Ridgeback 3 to Tom Snow
9) After crossing the bridge on Tom Snow and up a short hill, take Ridgeback 2 to connect with Tom Snow
10) Connect with Ridgeback 1 a short distance on Tom Snow to east side of Diamond T back to parking lot.

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for The Kendra Classic Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,694 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,737 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,694 ft
  • Grade
    -0.053%
  • Grade max
    -37.166%
  • Grade min
    35.621%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,533 ft
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Trail Conditions
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Trail Conditions
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Elbow Valley
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 2:08pm
      Jan 12, 2019
      Covered with packed snow, a few icy sections, I ride with summer tires on a regular bike, no issues.
      Sulphur Springs
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 2:08pm
      Jan 12, 2019
      Covered with packed snow until the first climb. Some icy patches, no issues riding with summer tires.
      Pneuma
      Jan 12, 2019 @ 2:08pm
      Jan 12, 2019
      Moose Packers
      Jan 8, 2019 @ 8:10am
      Jan 8, 2019
      Long sections of relatively deep but hard packed and windblown snow throughout. Summer bikes are fine, but studs are recommended due to occasional icy sections.
      Ridgeback 3
      Jan 8, 2019 @ 8:10am
      Jan 8, 2019
      Light dusting of snow hiding occasional freeze/thaw ice. Summer bikes are fine, but studs are recommended.
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