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A Loop

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Trail

2.9 mile 4.6 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 250' 76 m
Descent: -274' -84 m
High: 5,446' 1,660 m
Low: 5,180' 1,579 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)

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Trail shared by ktboundary Thompson

A short, relatively flat loop with trees and smooth paths.

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Features Fall Colors · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly This loop is short and gentle enough to be doable with the whole family. If you want even less mileage, check out Big Hill Trail #72, A1 Loop.

Description

From the trailhead go towards a fence crossing on the right and go up and over a small bridge. The trail loops through the forest and comes to an open area where A Loop turns left and Big Hill Trail #72, B Loop heads to the right.

Continue through forest and meadow until A Loop meets up with Big Hill Trail #72, D Loop. Do a 180 and head back to the north on cattle and two track and stay to the left to follow a singletrack back into the trees.

To finish, go past the intersection with Big Hill Trail #72, C Loop and rejoin A Loop to the trailhead.

Flora & Fauna

Birch, aspen, pine, deer, possibly cattle.

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Typical Big Hill trail.
May 7, 2015 near North S…, SD

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