1,450 ft
Distance
78 ft
Climb
-52 ft
Descent
00:02:42
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Pontiac Lake Recreation Area
    Waterford, Michigan
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Non-icy due to off camber, even studded tires would find icy conditons very tough
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #4094 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #33438 in Trail Running
    • #83342 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking

This hard loop section of #8 - #9 takes PLRA to the next level.
Hard climbs, off camber,steep descents.
Definitely Black Diamond, with that said, if your capable this section will reward you

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Pontiac Loop Alternate (Hard) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    26 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,022 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,080 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,054 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,080 ft
  • Grade
    1.761%
  • Grade max
    -28.489%
  • Grade min
    18.299%
  • Distance climb
    985 ft
  • Distance down
    321 ft
  • Distance flat
    143 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:13
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Status:
on Oct 20, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      Pontiac Loop... Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 425 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,474 rides
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Pontiac Hard Route
      9 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Yellow13 (May 1, 2017 at 23:28)
       Yo the beginning of the hard loop is tough, how do I roll through it properly?
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