11 miles
Distance
2,432 ft
Climb
-2,430 ft
Descent
2,803 ft
High Point

Ride two of the steepest and techiest trails on the Bluff in one go. Ride Nervous Shakedown via All Screwed Up, Meanstreak, A Trail With No Name. After surviving your Shakedown, exit via a bumpy Back in Black. Hook into a Longway climb, all the way to the top of the Bluff. Hang a left onto Broken Axe, and traverse over to Skitzo. Hang onto the handlebars, she can be steep at times! Ride back to the parking lot using an old road along the bottom of the Bluff. Yeehaw.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
More Stats for Ultimate Bluff Challenge mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,638 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,647 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,647 ft
  • Grade max
    -96.9%
  • Grade min
    63%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Deep Bluff
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 9:30am
      Aug 3, 2020
      Open for riding. There are select persistent wet spots that the SMBA will be dealing with over time. Enjoy the loop! reporter
      Long Way
      Jul 24, 2020 @ 5:19pm
      Jul 24, 2020
      Lots of dirt work on lower portion of longway. We built two new berms, looks awesome out there!
      reporter
      Meanstreak
      Jul 16, 2020 @ 12:29pm
      Jul 16, 2020
      Lots of rain is leading to soupy conditions on the road portion of the lollipop. Please continue to ride gently
      All Screwed Up
      Jun 25, 2020 @ 9:35pm
      Jun 25, 2020
      Brushed and good to go! Enjoy, thanks volunteers!
      reporter
      Uptrack
      Jun 1, 2020 @ 6:29pm
      Jun 1, 2020
      Cleared low hanging trees and did some preventative measures to prevent some future trees from falling. Lots of folks out, enjoy the trails.
      reporter
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