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Frontside

 18 votes

Length

4.1 Miles 6.6 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

368' 112 m

Ascent

-654' -199 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

5,571' 1,698 m

High

5,235' 1,596 m

Low

Conditions


Bad / Closed 7 days ago
Muddy - Started snowing half way up the climb and by the top we could not pedal because our bikes kept clogging up. History

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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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Check-Ins

Oct 14, 2017
Josh
Zippity To Joes
Oct 13, 2017
Jack Graber
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.

Trail Ratings

  3.4 from 18 votes

#5191

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#529

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