1 miles
Distance
169 ft
Climb
-169 ft
Descent
00:22:26
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Mirror Lake
    Chugiak-Eagle River, Alaska
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #24411 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing

A fun, flowy loop trail through the woods with a few small rock features mixed in. There's a viewpoint of the Chugach front range at post 12. You can skip the Red 10 - 12 spur and go from 10 to 13 to just keep riding The end of the loop between 9 and 15 is multi-use trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Hot Tamale (Red Loop) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -0 ft
  • Altitude min
    345 ft
  • Altitude max
    449 ft
  • Altitude start
    361 ft
  • Altitude end
    360 ft
  • Grade
    -0.006%
  • Grade max
    -22.901%
  • Grade min
    20.33%
  • Distance climb
    2,516 ft
  • Distance down
    2,556 ft
  • Distance flat
    866 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:26
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Status:
on Apr 6, 2019
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Hot Tamale (Red... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 6, 2019 @ 12:59pm
      Apr 6, 2019
      reporter Trails are muddy, icy and frost-jacked. Please wait for them melt and dry out before riding (late May)
      Apr 6, 2019 @ 12:54pm
      Apr 6, 2019
      reporter
      Muddy, icy and frost jacked. Let it melt out and dry until late May.
      Apr 4, 2019 @ 3:12pm
      Apr 4, 2019
      reporter
      Trails are closed until the mud dries out.
      May 21, 2018 @ 3:26pm
      May 21, 2018
      reporter The Mirror Lake Singletrack Trails are OPEN! Thanks to everyone who donated time and money to make these happen! Enjoy!
      May 21, 2018 @ 3:25pm
      May 21, 2018
      reporter The Mirror Lake Singletrack Trails are OPEN! Thanks to everyone who donated time and money to make these happen! Enjoy!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 27 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 54 rides
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      Sep 3, 2018 @ 7:41pm
      Sep 3, 2018

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