18 miles
Distance
2,505 ft
Climb
-2,509 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This is the route you take if you want to hit all the great downhill runs with minimal effort up. Starts with the slow grind up the road to warm up your legs, and warm up your skill on Kessel Run. The takes you up the Prime Cut single track climbing trail to PBR for some fast and fun flow.

Now here you can make the decision if you want to continue the DH as they increase in difficulty factor. I used the road for the climb up, but if you prefer, you can take Prime Cut back up to the top. Or follow the course for a straight shot back to the fun.

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Trails in Route

Kessel Run2 miles
Prime Cut2 miles
PBR2 miles
Kessel Cutoff4 miles
Joes Ridge1 miles
Mojoe1 miles
Zippity Do Dah2 miles
Zippity3,455 ft

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  • Primary Activity
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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
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  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
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  • Ridelogs
    5
More Stats for Ultimate Flow at 18 Road mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,027 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,096 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,092 ft
  • Grade
    -0.005%
  • Grade max
    -39.106%
  • Grade min
    25.416%
  • Distance climb
    9 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,163 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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      Brother Takes a Spill on Kessel Run
      Brother Takes a Spill on Kessel Run
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      May 17, 2019
      Joe's Ridge 18 Road, Fruita
      Joe's Ridge 18 Road, Fruita
      trail: Joes Ridge
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      May 20, 2019

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