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Fat Tire Traverse

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Shade
Usage
Biking, Hiking
Dogs Friendly?
Yes
Length
1.2 mimiles
ElvElevation
411'
Rating
Last Report
Trail is mostly dry but has a few snow patches here and there. Ride or walk though any snow patches — don't widen the trail by going around them.

Fat Tire is a quality connector trail that hugs the side of the foothills, dipping in and out of their contours like a tattoo on a fat person’s belly. It’s not technically challenging, but it does have a bit of exposure to the steep hillsides. Fat Tire Traverse forms part of a popular loop with Sidewinder and Freestone Ridge.

Recent Trail Reports

  • sam January 12, 2019 at 1:55 pmFine when frozen this morning, but probably shouldn't ride above 31º.
  • sam January 6, 2019 at 7:28 pmSome muddy spots, some ice, a fair amount of snow.
  • pneisen March 12, 2018 at 3:25 pmAt 1:00ish today the last climb going towards Freestone ridge was really muddy and is getting torn up.
  • JBlum March 11, 2018 at 8:34 pmThe climb up to Freestone was super muddy this afternoon at 4:30.
  • pbarlazyw March 11, 2018 at 6:43 pmThe back corner is a little wet and dicey but rideable without making tracks. As of 10:00am this morning.
  • pbarlazyw March 11, 2018 at 6:42 pmThe back corner is a little wet and dicey but rideable without making tracks. As of 10:00am this morning.
  • ramihz March 6, 2018 at 8:43 amLong stretches of snow, and a few stretches of ice.
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Trail Reports Fat Tire Traverse

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  1. sam says:

    Fine when frozen this morning, but probably shouldn’t ride above 31º.

  2. sam says:

    Some muddy spots, some ice, a fair amount of snow.

  3. pneisen says:

    At 1:00ish today the last climb going towards Freestone ridge was really muddy and is getting torn up.

  4. JBlum says:

    The climb up to Freestone was super muddy this afternoon at 4:30.

  5. pbarlazyw says:

    The back corner is a little wet and dicey but rideable without making tracks. As of 10:00am this morning.

  6. ramihz says:

    Long stretches of snow, and a few stretches of ice.

    1. pbarlazyw says:

      The back corner is a little wet and dicey but rideable without making tracks. As of 10:00am this morning.

  7. Earl Parrot says:

    Free and clear, even the east side shady spot is dry.

  8. kimlyons says:

    One short soft area in the shade but not bad – otherwise primo

  9. jdelga says:

    One little soft spot at the shady spot at the top, otherwise, in great condition.

  10. olliemule says:

    Muddy right before you get to Freestone Ridge.

  11. kimlyons says:

    Trail was absolutely perfect yesterday – no mud whatsoever!

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