Strawberry Jack

 7 votes

3.1 Miles 5.0 Kilometers

Singletrack

83' 25 m

Ascent

-1,007' -307 m

Descent

7,952' 2,424 m

High

7,002' 2,134 m

Low

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

All Clear

7,952' 2,424 m

High

7,002' 2,134 m

Low

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

A fun, fast descent, but careful of the loose surface!

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The top section between Miller Gulch and Skipper/Homestead is relatively flat, flowy, and fast, and the only section not in a burned forest.

Once you pass the Skipper/Homestead intersection, the descent begins in earnest. It's very old doubletrack, that feels more like singletrack in most sections. It's smooth and fast going down, but like much of Buffalo Creek, the surface is mostly small pebbles that don't provide much confidence on the corners.

Midway down there's a short climb that feels out of character, but it's over quickly. Near the very bottom, there's a sudden ramp down a solid rock face. It's totally rideable, but if you're bombing down fast, it could be a big surprise.

If you're doing a loop around here, going up Buck Gulch and down this trail might be a little better than the reverse direction, but it doesn't matter much. Most of this trail goes through the Hi Meadows fire of 2000.

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Aug 24, 2016
Kaila Spalinger
Jul 5, 2015
j k ray
Rode middle to Charlie's cut off then back to the middle and down. This is just a connector ride. Middle up was a gradual sandy two track. Down was...
Mar 29, 2014
Alicia Copenhafer
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