ElevationAscent: 368' 112 m
Descent: -654' -199 m
High: 5,571' 1,698 m
Low: 5,235' 1,596 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)
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“Usually used as a connector, but a good trail on its own.”— Nick Wilder
Starting at the upper parking lot, it heads through pleasant small hills and trees until Joe's Ridge departs on the left. The riding gets a bit harder for the next mile - you are up in the hills after all! After passing Zippity Do Da on the left, you'll have a very steep set of swtichbacks down into a wash. Beginners might want to walk this section.
The trail intersects Western Zippity, which is a great descent option back to the lower parking lot.
The last portion of Frontside is not ridden frequently unless tackling the Edge Loop - IMBA Epic. From the intersection with Western Zippity, the trail climbs slightly at first before diving into a steep descent that shoots you across the bottom of the mesa. From there, theres one, kick-in-the-pants climb before rolling out to the road.
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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed