4,388 ft
Distance
342 ft
Climb
-16 ft
Descent
00:13:36
Avg time
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Sun Climb Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park
    Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #16715 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #21695 in E-Biking
    • #25638 in Trail Running
    • #18653 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in E-Biking
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking

Grinder of a climb - steep and rough despite all of the switchbacks

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Sun Climb mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    326 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,435 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,762 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,435 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,762 ft
  • Grade
    7.43%
  • Grade max
    -8.173%
  • Grade min
    20.475%
  • Distance climb
    3,658 ft
  • Distance down
    541 ft
  • Distance flat
    158 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:36
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:10
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Status:
on Mar 27, 2022
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (6 votes)
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Directions to sun-climb trailhead (44.092370, -103.242340)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 212 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,304 rides
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      Jan 29, 2022 @ 3:53pm
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      May 3, 2018 @ 5:15pm
      May 3, 2018
      298 |
      Oct 10, 2017 @ 3:59pm
      Oct 10, 2017

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Dogl0rd (May 31, 2018 at 20:29)
       Do it as a downhill! Some steep rock garden challenges, super fun!
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      MattLane1 (Jun 20, 2021 at 21:50)
       The best climbing trail I've ever ridden. Rock work is insane, and I'd honestly do this uphill just for fun; it's that good.
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