1.6 miles
Distance
336 ft
Climb
-177 ft
Descent
00:15:24
Avg time
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Gunny Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Lunch Loops
    Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #5428 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #36156 in Trail Running
    • #48146 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Grand Junction Field Office of the BLM

Gunny Loop is divided into two sections on Trail Forks, but it it seldom ridden as only half. The first section, this section, climbs up from Little Park Road to the height of Little Park Trailhead. The tread is a moderately technical, sustained climb with something going on at all times. There are a lot of rock features that sap momentum if you let them, but can be a fun, technical challenge if you embrace the nature of this trail. This section goes past the Gunnector intersection and keeps climbing to the right and eventually gains the height of the First Flats. It then traverses around through a fun, moderately chaotic section of straight-edged rocks finally arriving at the Gunny Cuttoff doubletrack and the end of this section. If you continue on, you enter what locals call the "stopper" section of the Gunny Loop, which on Trail Forks is referred to as Gunny Loop (East)

Access Info

The Gunny Loop can be accessed off of Little Park Road at the Bus Turnaround, off of the Andy's Loop Cutoff directly opposite the top of Andy's Loop, First Flats and the Little Park Road Trailhead, the Gunny Cutoff doubletrack, the "stopper section" of Gunny Loop.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Gunny Loop mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    160 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,333 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,535 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,371 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,531 ft
  • Grade
    1.867%
  • Grade max
    -33.792%
  • Grade min
    48.217%
  • Distance climb
    4,705 ft
  • Distance down
    2,732 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,119 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:47
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Status:
on Jul 5, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4 (11 votes)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 446 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,468 rides
      • Last: Aug 17, 2022

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