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blue Grotpeter Trail

Trail

2.9 mile 4.7 kilometer loop
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 295' 90 m
Descent: -297' -91 m
High: 616' 188 m
Low: 420' 128 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

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Trail shared by Brian Barton

A great trail for all levels of riders to enjoy.

Brian Barton

E-Bikes Allowed

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Description

There is something for everyone on Grotpeter trail. This is the heart of Castlewood State Park. This trail is fun for intermediate and advanced riders and has plenty to challenge beginners! From the start of the trail, there's a short melow climb into a nice swithchback into a steeper climb that will get you working.

From the top of the climb to Ries Rd there is nothing but good flow and hard pack to think about. After crossing Ries is where the beginners will be challenged and the more advanced riders will have some fun with a steep rooted downhill into a rutted climb up to the top of "Cardiac Hill!"

Take it easy down Cardiac Hill, it is a steep straight descent on large jagged rocks, if you go down here you'll know it! Cross Keifer Creek Rd and you'll have a nice ride back to the start along the banks of Keifer Creek. Keep an eye out for local wildlife on this section as they come up for a drink of water.

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Jun 30, 2019
Cameron Perry
2.9mi
Sep 18, 2018
Steve Peyton
11mi
Jun 11, 2018
Samuel Dolby
3h 00m
May 1, 2018
Robert Clark
Apr 30, 2018
Samuel Dolby
Feb 10, 2018
Christian Young
Dec 22, 2017
Bradley Murdick
Nov 24, 2017
Michael McGarry
6.9mi

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