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Intermediate/Difficult
 3.6 (12)

A loop along the west side of the Franklin Mountains.


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Map Key

11.1

Miles

17.9

KM

Singletrack

5,016' 1,529 m

High

4,326' 1,319 m

Low

1,206' 368 m

Up

1,075' 328 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Leashed

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

This is a long and winding trail that runs along the base of the mountain range with numerous climbs and descents. This is a very rocky trail with numerous technical areas. Make sure you take plenty of water if you are attempting the full loop.

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Shared By:

Stu Chaffey with improvements by Geoff Wiseman

Trail Ratings

  3.6 from 12 votes

#11391

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  3.6 from 12 votes
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Trail Rankings

#330

in Texas

#11,391

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Photos

Tom Mays Bike Loop
Feb 26, 2014 near Westway, TX
Great view from the end of the ride.
Feb 28, 2022 near Westway, TX
Near the start of Lower Sunset Trail, on the far southern end
Jan 19, 2021 near Westway, TX
View from Upper Foothills.
Feb 28, 2022 near Westway, TX
Tom Mays Bike Loop
Feb 28, 2014 near Westway, TX
Brutally cold - but, still better than being at work!
Jan 18, 2018 near Westway, TX

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Feb 18, 2022
D E
Feb 4, 2022
Kameel Abdurrahman
9mi — 2h 00m
Dec 17, 2020
Daniel Cano
Super fun first 5, 6 miles the rest is an agony painful hike your bike! 12mi — 2h 17m
Feb 12, 2020
Daniel Green
Took short cut 2 5.4mi — 1h 10m
Oct 20, 2019
Jeff Curry
Aug 24, 2019
Marco Gonzalez
7h 30m
May 2, 2019
Bruno Ward
Oct 31, 2018
Daniel Cano