Frontside

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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

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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

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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Dry - Still pockmarked, but fun!
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