Rooney Valley Trail

 10 votes

2.5 Miles 4.0 Kilometers

Singletrack

97' 30 m

Ascent

-769' -234 m

Descent

6,821' 2,079 m

High

6,150' 1,875 m

Low

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

All Clear

6,821' 2,079 m

High

6,150' 1,875 m

Low

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

A slightly more difficult trail cutting through the middle of the park.

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This trail is probably still rideable by most riders, but it's a bit more challenging than the Green Mountain Loop. It's singletrack, which makes it a nice trail to add to a loop in this area, rather than riding the doubletrack section of Green Mountain Loop along the ridge.

Starting at the top along the ridge, this trail heads mostly downhill for close to a mile. It's somewhat steep in places, with some smaller loose rocks, so beginners will want to take it slow. More advanced riders will find it adds some fun to a ride in this area.

You'll reach a junction about a third of the way down. Stay right to get on the Rooney connector that takes you back towards the Rooney Road trailhead, or stay left to continue on the main Rooney Valley Trail.

The option to the left adds a couple of short steep climbs and descents, followed by a final descent on 2-track back down to the Green Mountain Loop, at the southern edge.

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Sep 18, 2016
Beck Hickman
Went up this instead of down. Really challenging climb for me. Delete
Aug 19, 2016
Deva Solomon
Jul 29, 2016
donald butcher
Fun downhill absolutely no shade though Delete
Jun 9, 2016
Ryan Hickman
Jun 4, 2016
Rob Toftness
Feb 21, 2016
Pat Grewe
Jun 13, 2015
Sam Whitaker
2.5mi Delete
Apr 7, 2015
Nyles Strey

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