4,760 ft
Distance
346 ft
Climb
-265 ft
Descent
1 miles
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Details

  • Riding Area
    Deerfield Lake Region
    Hill City, South Dakota
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #95906 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Shortly after clearing the guard rail along Deerfield Road you will make a right-hand turn across a small wooden bridge and then begin a gradual climb to the east. The trail will alternate north and then east again two more times, while heading east after descending the first downhill of this section you may happen upon an apparent intersection with the trail splitting north and continuing east. You will want to take a left turn here and proceed north. The terrain in this section is quite mellow, while a continual grade up or down it is not overly steep. In a number of places the trail is a bit rocky or overgrown but not technical. After a final short descent the trail will open a bit with a clearing to the left.

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More Stats for Lake Loop Trail #40L bike trail
  • Altitude change
    80 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,946 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,952 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,032 ft
  • Grade
    1.675%
  • Grade max
    -34.386%
  • Grade min
    31.471%
  • Distance climb
    1,408 ft
  • Distance down
    1,354 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,998 ft
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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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