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Uplands Loop

 5 votes

4.1 Miles 6.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

388' 118 m

Ascent

-397' -121 m

Descent

2,397' 731 m

High

2,066' 630 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

11%

Max Grade (7°)

Unknown

Update

A moderate loop with good vistas and no obstacles.

Eric Ashley

Overview

Saltese Uplands Conservation Area is a multi use trail network for non-motorized users. Wildlife is common and should be given space.
Dogs: Leashed

Description

Mostly singletrack trail wandering through smooth grass covered hills. Offers nice views of the surrounding area including Liberty Lake.

This nontechnical trail provides a good area to practice and hone skills for new riders. But bikers should expect to do some steady, but reasonable, climbing.

Shade is pretty much nonexistent so plan on getting a lot of sun exposure. Bring plenty of water and be thoughtful of what time of day you ride during the Summer.

Some portions of the conservation area are criss crossed with wildlife and foot paths. Combined with a lack of signs, it can make things a bit confusing.

Saltese Uplands Conservation Area is a multi use trail network. Care should be taken to accommodate other users. Expect traffic in both directions and always yield to hikers and equestrian riders.

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Aug 22, 2017
Jeff Bushman
Great beginner trail. 8.3mi
Jul 17, 2017
Jimmmy Nimby
Jul 4, 2017
Chris Beykirch
Apr 30, 2017
Bernie Kemker
5.2mi
Apr 29, 2017
Phillip Magnuson
Mar 20, 2017
Erik Johnson
Dawn Patrol! It was 36F with a stiff wind, but as a plus it was Golden Hour and what mud there was was frozen. Couple of creek crossings. 4.3mi — 0h 26m
Nov 5, 2016
Erik Johnson
Really cool with the fog. Brush was wet and the trail spit up some sandy mud, but only two puddles I saw--easily avoided. 6mi

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Definitely better doing this clockwise. The start of the trail is a little confusing because there are so many side paths but once you start up the hill it is more straightfoward. Sep 30, 2015
My favorite is figure 8. start counterclockwise. After climbing the long east side road, don't turn right onto east single track up to the top, instead continue on the north connector road to climb the west side to top. bomb down east side looping around to use lower connector (not well traveled) to cross back over & climb east side to top this time. Bomb down left side to the start. SWEET!! Aug 31, 2017

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