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Poison Spider Mesa Trail looped with Portal Trail Moab 2010

. The Poison Spider Messa and down Portal was one of last years favorite trails. The Poison Spider Messa is definitely a trail that you either love or hate. This trail can make a grown man cry. Poison Spider Mesa is technically, physically and mentally a challenge. . . Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Moab Length: 12.5 miles [ loop] Trail Type: Loop or Out & Back Skill Level: [ what the books say ] Technically moderate to extremely difficult. Physically moderate … [Read more...]

Cold Creek to Star Lake to Armstrong Pass down Corral Trail

. A few days a did the Heavenly Valley from Stagecoach to Armstrong Pass, it was a slaughter, but the downhill section from Freel Pass all the way down Armstrong was probably the best ride / section I have ever done. I did not want to leave Lake Tahoe without enjoying this section one more time.  However, there was no way I wanted to get slaughtered again on the Stagecoach to Freel Pass section, so I decided on a different route that was hopefully gonna be slightly, or even better a hell of … [Read more...]

Armstrong Saxon Creek and Mr Toads Wild Ride

Armstrong, Saxon Creek, and Mr Toads Wild Ride or whatever else this loop is called, all I can say is that this could well be the best trail the USA has to offer. ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC!!. This trail offers everything any mountain biker dreams of.. and more!.. all bundled into a 18.84 mile loop Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: South Lake Tahoe Length: 18.84 total miles Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: [ What the books say ] Aerobically: strenuous. Technical : … [Read more...]

Heavenly to Armstrong Pass Trail Lake Tahoe

After my 2 crashes on the Curly Lake trail in Montana in August I was really looking forward to getting back on the trails. This trail came highly recommended to me, as offering some of the best scenery in the Tahoe Basin. I was told that it was a very strenuous ride, but I was convinced I was up for it... Boy was I wrong, I got slaughtered on this trail!! Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Minden Length: 23.43 total miles Trail Type: Point to Point Skill Level: [ What the … [Read more...]

Curley Lake Highline Trail Tobacco Root Range

Many people / books claim that the Curley Lake Highline Trail could well be one of the best mtb trails you will ever ride.. anywhere!! I set out early on a beautiful Friday morning and can guarantee you 2 things about this trail.. It is extremely scenic, and it is probably the most strenuous trail I have ever done.. Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Cardwell | Whithall Length: 23.43 total miles Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: [ What the books say ] Aerobically: very … [Read more...]

Emerald Lake Trail Bozeman Montana

Emerald Lake Trail near Bozeman is an extremely popular trail, not only among mountain bikers, but even more so among hikers and horse riders. Once at the top of this trail at Emerald Lake you will know why this trail is so popular. The mountain lake and meadows are absolutely stunning, there is no doubt about that. But, is this trail really what it is made out to be? Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Bozeman Length: 9 total miles Trail Type: Out & back Skill Level: [ … [Read more...]

Hyalite to South Cottonwood Trail Bozeman

The Hyalite to South Cottonwood Trail is a real Jekyll & Hyde Trail, definitely not a trail for the cocky gung-ho riders, and definitely not a trail to test your $89 full suspension Walmart Mongoose. But, if you are up for a scary challenge then this trail is definitely the dogs bollocks!! Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Bozeman Length: 11.4 miles Trail Type: Point 2 Point, or loop ( for loop add about 14 miles ) Skill Level: Technically very difficult. … [Read more...]

Bangtail Divide Trail Bozeman

My first time riding in the Bozeman & Big Sky area. Arrived on another glorious sunny day, set up camp and headed straight to the bike shop for a map and advice. There are plenty of trails to choose from in this area, but I quickly opted for the Bangtail Divide Trail. So, did this first Bozeman trail impress me? or was it a big disappointment? Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Bozeman Length: 23.8 miles Trail Type: Point to Point with shuttle or loop [ for loop add 8 … [Read more...]

Missoula Mountain Bike Epic

This was my last ride in Missoula I decided to put an Epic together, I just connected 4 trails to create what I thought would make a fantastic full day Missoula Epic. The trails I combined were : Woods Gulch Trail [loop] Spring Gulch & Wallman Trail [loop] Stuart Peak Trail [ Up] Curry Gulch Trail [Down from Stuart Peak] Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Missoula Length: 33.7 miles Trail Type: Loops and out & back Skill Level: Aerobically: very … [Read more...]

Wallman Trail Spring Gulch Loop Missoula

Two days ago I busted my lungs climbing the Wallman Trail combining it with the Stuart Peak Trail, I knew while I went up Wallman that I had to come back soon and go down the trail, cos this loop definitely puts Missoula on the map, and should be on the wishlist of every mountain biker. The only downside of this loop is, it is a pretty short loop, but believe me the buzz factor reaches max!! Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Missoula Length: 8.3 total miles Trail Type: … [Read more...]