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Gull Rock

 5 votes

5.5 Miles 8.9 Kilometers


Singletrack

577' 176 m

Ascent

-634' -193 m

Descent

373' 114 m

High

5' 1 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Unknown

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An out-and-back to Gull Rock out of Hope, AK. Trail parallels Turnagain Arm with good views.

andrew resseguie

Overview

Avoid in spring: trails too soft/wet.

Description

No parking at campground: go left to recreational lot. Not too much climbing overall. You can cut out a lot of vertical by going through the campground instead of the loop up the hill.

A rolling ride with a fairly even mix of rocks, roots, and smooth dirt/pine needles. The roots can get challenging at times, but no long sections. Trail goes through typical AK backcountry forest. There are occasional good views of Turnagain arm and the highway side of the Chugach. Gull rock provides an ideal turnaround point with great views, places to stop for lunch/snack.

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Apr 22, 2017
Michael Cameron 1
Lots of snow on the second half and had to climb across the avi shoot. Not do able on non fat tire this time of year.
Jun 30, 2015
carey ballard
Jun 12, 2015
Michael Cameron 1
All root and rock sections are able to ride on the way out. A couple are harder to conquer on the way back. 5.5mi
May 10, 2015
Jon Swedin
11.5mi — 2h 03m

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