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1.4 mile 2.2 kilometer point to point
98% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 122' 37 m
Descent: -23' -7 m
High: 2,685' 818 m
Low: 2,571' 784 m

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Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)

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Trail shared by Jeff Renfrow

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Fun singletrack with several short rugged sections and the Crystal Hill.

Jeff Renfrow

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Leave the road and head down an old abandoned jeep trail until you cross the creek and go up a short tough climb that takes you to the singletrack. It's technical at first and takes you to a sandy section with a short and very steep climb.

From there you are up on a bench with smooth singletrack and several creek crossings. These lead you to the Crystal Hill, a spectacular side cut that suns along a hill completely covered with Calcite Crystal. Stop and look around but please don't walk on the crystals. There is a rocky descent with several short ledges from there back to the old road. At the road, turn right to head further out or left to make a short run back to the trailhead.

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