Bump & Grind is a fairly wide open trail that starts with some pretty steep climbing with tight switchbacks. After leveling off a bit you have really great bench-cut singletrack through the mountainside with incredible views of the city. It finally turns into a long doubletrack climb to the top of the mountain.
When you get to the top you can take turn back or try the even steeper, more technical Hop Along trail down. Fast in some areas, white knuckle, brake riding in others. Be careful, some areas leave little margin for error.
The access point for this trail is located on Painters Path behind the Target store in Palm Desert. The City of Rancho Mirage is restricting entrance to the Bump and Grind from the other older trailheads located in residential areas, so do not use them.
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More Stats for Bump and Grind Trail mountain bike trail
Altitude change-691 ft
Altitude min247 ft
Altitude max939 ft
Altitude start939 ft
Altitude end247 ft
Distance climb373 ft
Distance down1 miles
Avg reverse time00:22:21
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Bump and Grind Trail Trail Reports
May 9, 2017 @ 2:01pmMay 9, 2017
|Great day to climb. Trail is Rocky but ridable.|
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