8 miles
Distance
1,852 ft
Climb
-1,852 ft
Descent
3,488 ft
High Point

Loop beginning on a ridge and dropping into some great downhill

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Trace Ridge Up | Fletcher Creek Down mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,394 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,553 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,553 ft
  • Grade max
    -58.117%
  • Grade min
    31.216%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,767 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Trace Ridge Descent
Nov 30, 2017 @ 3:40pm
Nov 30, 2017
I agree with the others - major erosion issues on this trail, but also had good stretches of long, flowing downhill. Don't recall a large tree being down, but tons of leaves on the trail this time of year made it even more difficult to judge, as you were never sure how deep you would sink, especially in the waist-deep eroded sections. In several places, it was the wiser choice to walk.
Fletcher Creek Lower
Nov 5, 2017 @ 10:19am
Nov 5, 2017
Fletcher Creek Upper
Nov 5, 2017 @ 10:19am
Nov 5, 2017
Spencer Branch Upper
Nov 5, 2017 @ 10:19am
Nov 5, 2017
Mostly dry. Lots of leaves hiding the bulk of the trail, though. Love autumn riding!
Henderson Reservoir
May 21, 2017 @ 5:47pm
May 21, 2017
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