9 miles
Distance
2,163 ft
Climb
-2,163 ft
Descent
2,412 ft
High Point

A full climb and descent route with an optional change to ride Dutchman in the lower 1/2 to 1/3, which gets you more of a classic cross-country singletrack feel at the end.

See the Whistlepunk to Springboard Loop for comparison.

A mix of paved and gravel road climb all the way up to the top of the trail system (as of the 2015 season) with 1500ft of elevation gain over about 4.5 miles. Be sure to watch at the 2 mile point to turn off the paved road onto gravel on the right hand side, then stay left at the first split. After that just stay on the road and look for the trails to start on the left hand side.

It is a roughly 5-mile descent back to the parking lot via Whistlepunk, Sexy Tree, Highballer, and Springboard.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Whistlepunk to Dutchman Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    943 ft
  • Altitude start
    943 ft
  • Altitude end
    943 ft
  • Grade max
    -33.984%
  • Grade min
    40.283%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,204 ft
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Sexy Tree
Oct 8, 2018 @ 9:43pm
Oct 8, 2018
Slick, slippery mud.
Highballer
Oct 7, 2018 @ 10:27am
Oct 7, 2018
Mostly fine, draining well, lower open sections in the clear cut getting soft already. reporter
Whistlepunk
Oct 7, 2018 @ 10:27am
Oct 7, 2018
Closed 24hrs/day M–F. Open all Sat/Sun. Wet, draining well, watch those slick rocks and roots though. reporter
Dutchman
Sep 9, 2018 @ 12:16pm
Sep 9, 2018
Dry. Recently brushed out, lots of newly opened sight lines. reporter
Whistlepunk Tie Rd
Aug 9, 2018 @ 10:51am
Aug 9, 2018
Closed 24hrs/day Monday through Friday. Open all day Saturday and Sunday. reporter
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