7 miles
Distance
1,471 ft
Climb
-1,452 ft
Descent
3,488 ft
High Point

Modest climb on the road to a difficult climb on spencer gap to meet Trace Ridge. Downhill all the way from there.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    58
More Stats for Wash Creek Road / Trace Ridge Trail Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,418 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,553 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,572 ft
  • Grade
    0.053%
  • Grade max
    -26.042%
  • Grade min
    28.353%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,754 ft
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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  • Very Dry
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