Chutes & Ladders

 15 votes

1.8 Miles 2.9 Kilometers


Singletrack

167' 51 m

Ascent

-351' -107 m

Descent

5,594' 1,705 m

High

5,343' 1,629 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

All Clear

99 days agoUpdate

A short & steep lead-in to fast & flowy fun.

Nick Wilder

Overview

Though not required, most people ride downhill from the top.

Description

This trail is usually ridden as part of the Chutes & Ladders Loop.

Chutes and Ladders starts right off with a hell of a Ladder. Most people are anaerobic before they get 100 yards from the start of the trail, and most need to walk at least part of the hills. They're incredibly steep, but rideable with good form and a lot of power.

They're mercifully short, and get easier after the first one. The downhills are steep too, but the trails are in nice smooth condition and tacky enough to hold you as long as you don't touch the brakes.

After about a half mile of chutes and ladders, you'll turn down to the cow pasture and the flowy fun begins. This part of the trail is very easy, very flowy, and very fast. Good riders will have fun trying to do the whole thing with no brakes.

The trail continues on, but the nature of the trail changes so dramatically, we've separated it into Lower Chutes & Ladders.

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Apr 13, 2017
Karim Bekka
1.8mi
Jul 23, 2015
Ryan Hickman
Apr 8, 2015
reuben Bel
Apr 3, 2015
Edward-Bam Lopez
Oct 8, 2014
Shea Kolar
Jun 21, 2014
Zach Dischner
Not too bad. Other rides are more fun in the area
May 4, 2014
Rich Willis

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  3.5 from 15 votes

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All Clear 99 days ago

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The "ladders" at the beginning were very steep and could only get about half way up before having the push the bike up the rest of the way. I'm also really out of shape, but I did see several others doing the same thing. Not very many people on this section of trail. Apr 16, 2017


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