3 miles
Distance
745 ft
Climb
-716 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Despite the remote (for the South Hills) start point, this is a good quick lap that provides a more interesting ride than loops of comparable length at lower elevations. Rather than a sustained climb, there are a few punchy climbs with rock outcrops here and there. This is a great loop for an older dog. This also makes a good warm-up before descending Entertainment Trail after a Trail Rider shuttle to Arrowroot Drive.

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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Upper Mount Ascension mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    4,957 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,144 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,173 ft
  • Grade
    0.179%
  • Grade max
    -29.292%
  • Grade min
    47.801%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,675 ft
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
2006 Trail
Feb 11, 2018 @ 9:15am
Feb 11, 2018
Packed snow but ice in places.
Entertainment Trail
Feb 11, 2018 @ 9:15am
Feb 11, 2018
Once trail joins the new connector and woods trail entertainment is well packed, traveled, and fast.
2006 Trail above Arrowroot Drive
Jan 31, 2018 @ 5:02am
Jan 31, 2018
Drifted, but rideable. reporter
Mt Ascension Loop
Nov 1, 2017 @ 11:24am
Nov 1, 2017
First real snowfall of 2017/18 reporter
Alpine Meadows Access
Nov 1, 2017 @ 11:23am
Nov 1, 2017
First real snowfall of 2017/18 reporter
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