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Founders Valley

Intermediate

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0.8 mile 1.2 kilometer point to point
97% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 62' 19 m
Descent: -76' -23 m
High: 3,367' 1,026 m
Low: 3,311' 1,009 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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This is the easiest trail on the east side of the park. It is the best and fastest way to access trails to the north.

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Description

This trail is the at the lowest elevation and is the easiest trail on the east side of the park. It is the best and fastest way to access trails to the north, such as Far East, Founders Valley East, Founders Valley West, Horseshoe, Sunrise Loop, North Loop, etc.

It is mostly singletrack on wider bench-cut and there are no obstacles or features other than the natural stone outcroppings along the way.

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Jun 28, 2019
John Pearson
3rf leg of loop

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Looking up the trail between boulders.
Jun 28, 2019 near Rapid City, SD
Looking back down the trail and out toward downtown.
Jun 28, 2019 near Rapid City, SD

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