ElevationAscent: 2,185' 666 m
Descent: -67' -20 m
High: 5,589' 1,704 m
Low: 3,471' 1,058 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)
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“Beautiful rocky singletrack along year-round flowing creek.”— Cory Harelson
It contains an excellent drop down the Dry Creek Canyon, with numerous creek crossings that you can do the wet way (dry creek is typically not dry), or hike the log bridges across. It's pretty technical, and very fun. The other great thing is that for some reason the trees extend about 2000 feet lower than on most other local trails, providing shade and making this an excellent choice on a hotter day.
This trail loops very well with Shingle Creek. From Bogus Basin Road, heading up Shingle Creek and down Dry Creek makes almost a perfect half marathon.
Up or down, it's a classic, go hike it!
Opportunities to see wildlife here are many, thanks to the year-round flowing creek.
Watch for rattlesnakes during summer and fall months, I have seen several on this trail.
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