“The outer loop on the western slope of Sand Hill that is an absolute gas in either direction.
— Chris Swarr
This is one of Mountwood Park's newer trails, and the River Valley Mountain Bike Association's two decades worth of trail layout experience is on full display here. Whether ridden clockwise or counter-clockwise, numerous switchbacks, bench cuts, and generally clever layout make for breezy climbing. And when the trail points downhill, it's difficult to say which direction provides the most thrills. Really, the best advice is to ride the Little Gnarly in both directions. Cheers!