9 miles
Distance
1,808 ft
Climb
-1,806 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

An El(khorn) Classico. This ride starts at the Willard Creek trailhead. The first part winds along Willard Creek ponds with a good chance of hearing elk bugle or seeing a moose, and more fun singletrack downhill than you deserve along McClellan Creek. After riding the McClellan/Maupin connector you can ride over to Mill Creek and back to Willard trail head or if you're feeling adventurous, you can ride upper Maupin back to Willard Creek trail.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Willard Creek Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,093 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,660 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,662 ft
  • Grade
    0.005%
  • Grade max
    -28.234%
  • Grade min
    41.034%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,202 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      McClellan Creek to Willard Creek
      Sep 30, 2018 @ 1:16pm
      Sep 30, 2018
      Well traveled
      Willard to Mill Creek
      Sep 30, 2018 @ 1:16pm
      Sep 30, 2018
      The trail is starting to disappear due to lack of use.
      McClellan Creek - Maupin Creek connector
      Sep 30, 2018 @ 1:16pm
      Sep 30, 2018
      The trail is starting to disappear due to lack of use
      Casey Meadows
      Jul 17, 2018 @ 11:29am
      Jul 17, 2018
      Maupin Creek to Waterline
      May 20, 2018 @ 1:34pm
      May 20, 2018
      Trees down.
      more reports »
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