Frontside

 17 votes

4.1 Miles 6.6 Kilometers


Singletrack

368' 112 m

Ascent

-654' -199 m

Descent

5,571' 1,698 m

High

5,235' 1,596 m

Low

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

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Usually used as a connector, but a good trail on its own.

Nick Wilder

Overview

Description

Most people use this to connect various other runs (especially on the Zippity Loop or Joe's Ridge), but its really a great trail by itself.

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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Aug 28, 2017
Ashley A
Jul 12, 2017
Mike Hawkes
Jun 26, 2017
Benjamin Brown 1
Fun and technical
May 28, 2017
Andrew Koransky
May 27, 2017
Chris Costello
May 19, 2017
Michelle Clark-Conley
Fun on its own. We used this to access Zippity Do Da.
Apr 8, 2017
Clare Liu
Apr 6, 2017
Steve Sharp
Rode this from Western Zippity to Joe's Ridge. 3mi

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  3.4 from 17 votes

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