16 miles
Distance
1,531 ft
Climb
-1,636 ft
Descent
5,260 ft
High Point

This loop will provide a great example what the bloody shins has to offer. It takes the rider through all the showcase trails including the ditch trail, afterthought, Lost Forest, and The Giants Grave with a lot of fun trails in between and around. Fast riders will be around 1.5 hours and slower riders will be around 2.5 hours.

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Trails in Route

Secret Trail1 miles
Lizard3,228 ft
Afterthought2 miles
Fence Line1,991 ft
Lost Forrest1 miles
Two Track Bypass3,465 ft
Lizard3,159 ft
Ditch Trail4,498 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Tour of the Bloody Shins mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,535 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,640 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,535 ft
  • Grade
    -0.123%
  • Grade max
    -22.712%
  • Grade min
    18.021%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      statustraildateconditiondescription
      Lizard
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 11:22am
      Dec 9, 2018
      Ditch Trail
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 11:22am
      Dec 9, 2018
      Two Track Bypass
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 11:22am
      Dec 9, 2018
      Afterthought
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 11:22am
      Dec 9, 2018
      Fence Line
      Dec 9, 2018 @ 11:22am
      Dec 9, 2018
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