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Abrams Loop

 7 votes

8.4 Miles 13.5 Kilometers


70%

Singletrack

1,285' 392 m

Ascent

-1,285' -392 m

Descent

7,982' 2,433 m

High

6,899' 2,103 m

Low

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

All Clear

93 days agoUpdate

This ride heads up Abrams Gulch and down Abrams Ridge.

Ryan Williams

Overview

Dec 15th to April 15th.
A steady climb with a fast fun downhill, this ride makes use of two trails with a few connectors at the top.

Description

Starting from a small parking area on the map or from a number of other areas in town, head up the common trail for both trails. This trail is all singletrack with some easier switchbacks and a couple up and downs.

From a marked interception, turn left down Abrams Gulch. This starts off with a minor downhill section of singletrack. There are some minor turns and no significant obstacles. The trail then goes through a fence and over a small cattle grate.

From here, the next few miles follow doubletrack and steadily climb with the drainage off to the left. Eventually, you come to a small creek crossing. From that point on the doubletrack becomes much more steep. Some sections might require you to walk the bike.

After around 3-3.5 miles, there is a small unmarked single/doubletrack trail to the right. This will open to a road. Follow the open dirt road for a little under 1 mile. It's a pretty fast downhill road with one minimal climb.

Off to the right, there is a marked trail called Reynolds Wrap Lower section. If you go too far you'll run into Scratch, which will also connect over. Either way, you'll run into Scratch trail and continue to take these to the right.

After passing by World's Greatest on the left, follow a small sign that gives direction to Abrams Ridge.

After leaving Scratch, it starts off as a steep doubletrack road. Eventually, you meet a section where the real trail and fun starts, turning off to the right.

The downhill has many fun turns, a couple of small obstacles, and plenty of up and down rollers. There are a few areas that can get rutted out. This is all singletrack and the best part of the ride.

Look for the great views along the ridge and back to the start of the trail and the car.

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Aug 15, 2017
John Negomir
Mostly in good condition, a little dry and dusty, lots of fun on the downhill. Nice loop.
Aug 12, 2017
Jan Stahl
Jun 11, 2017
Jeff H
May 22, 2017
Ryan Gilmer
Oct 2, 2016
Ryan Hofman
beautiful fall ride 8.4mi
Sep 18, 2016
Chas Semon
Jul 3, 2016
Ryan Williams

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  2.9 from 7 votes

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