Hanna Flats Loop

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Trail

8.1 Miles 13.0 Kilometers


50%

Singletrack

940' 287 m

Ascent

-949' -289 m

Descent

7,318' 2,230 m

High

6,755' 2,059 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (3°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

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A local favorite and a must-do loop if you're visiting the area.

Andy Meadors

Overview

This ride is a moderate fireroad climb to a singletrack descent (well, mostly down). Link it with Gray's Peak (up-n-back) - and you've got yourself a good ride! Local's favorite.

Description

In the city of Fawnskin, park in the parking lot across from Fire Station 48. Ride the paved road 3N14 (Rim of the World Drive) a little ways up until it turns into a fireroad. Continue up this road, passing the YMCA camp. Pass another fireroad 3N12 that comes in to your right and ride 1/4 mile until you run into the Hanna Flats Campground. Turn into the campground and find campsite #49. You'll see a trailhead between campsites 49 and 51 - this is where it gets fun!

There are about 6 sections of singletrack that is broken up by fireroads. However, it's easy to pick up the next section of singletrack - just follow the bike tracks! The first section is mostly climbing, then the rest of the trail is mostly down. The Hanna Flats trail going in this particular direction will link up to Grout Bay trail - after about an 1/8 mile fire road climb. Take the Grout Bay trail down for a fun descent to a parking lot and highway 18 (North Shore Drive) road. Turn left at the highway back to the parking lot.

For a better time climbing, start the other way and climb up Grout Bay and Hanna Flat trails - then come back again for a fun up-n-back ride. A must do link-up is Gray's Peak (2.2 miles) to top out for a great view of the valley and lake.

This is a popular trail for hikers and bikers, so please be courteous.

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Nov 19, 2016
nick katz
Sep 24, 2016
David Burney
Sep 10, 2016
Kyle Wick
Great Ride. Two trees blocking trail.
Aug 16, 2016
Andy Montbriand
Jul 4, 2016
Alberto Ramírez
A thriller of a ride for sure.
Jun 29, 2016
Andrew Meyer
Sweet ride! Nice flown track. A bit sandy in spots, but that's not a complaint!
Apr 14, 2016
Connor Maruna
Awesome trail!! all single track except for climbing up to Hannah's flat. If you are acclimated to the altitude (I wasn't) the climb will be a gut ... 8.1mi

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Minor Issues 21 days ago
Fallen Trees: one downed tree. Otherwise good trail
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Just an FYI, the end of this from Gray's Peak back to the lot is closed util mid-June 2016 due to nesting. Apr 23, 2016


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