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Freestone Ridge

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Shade
Usage
Biking, Hiking
Dogs Friendly?
Yes
Length
2.0 mimiles
ElvElevation
953'
Rating
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Trail is good to go, but expect dry, dusty and loose trail surface and/or occasionally deep sandy areas.

Freestone Ridge is popular with bikers and joggers because it is a nice option for mid-length rides and longer runs. It climbs from Military Reserve up to the middle foothills. As a downhill, it is scorching fast, with wide open sight lines. As an uphill, it feels like interval training, with steep scrambles followed by flatter plateaus. Often looped with Sidewinder.

Recent Trail Reports

  • pneisen June 13, 2018 at 11:17 amLoose and sandy. Riding like late summer right now.
  • bewsurf22 June 8, 2018 at 7:11 amRiding fast, but loose in the corners and it has already started to dry out a bunch. Watch out for ruts due to the rain storms we have had. Can make riding fast precarious.
  • pneisen May 15, 2018 at 11:29 amRiding so good after the little bit of rain we got.
  • WhiteWizard March 8, 2018 at 9:26 amLower portion of the trail is in great condition, gets wet with snow patches around 4000'. Turned back at the flats prior to the climb to fat tire trail junction.
  • ramihz March 6, 2018 at 8:44 amThe top 1/3 has long stretches of snow, and the steep bit before Fat Tire is icy
  • AllezXC February 8, 2018 at 10:02 amComplete with all the usual ruts and one easily avoidable puddle. The lower half is excellent
  • kimlyons January 31, 2018 at 7:42 amJust the one puddle in the usual spot...get some!
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Trail Reports Freestone Ridge

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  1. pneisen says:

    Loose and sandy. Riding like late summer right now.

  2. bewsurf22 says:

    Riding fast, but loose in the corners and it has already started to dry out a bunch. Watch out for ruts due to the rain storms we have had. Can make riding fast precarious.

  3. pneisen says:

    Riding so good after the little bit of rain we got.

  4. WhiteWizard says:

    Lower portion of the trail is in great condition, gets wet with snow patches around 4000′. Turned back at the flats prior to the climb to fat tire trail junction.

  5. ramihz says:

    The top 1/3 has long stretches of snow, and the steep bit before Fat Tire is icy

  6. AllezXC says:

    Complete with all the usual ruts and one easily avoidable puddle. The lower half is excellent

  7. kimlyons says:

    Just the one puddle in the usual spot…get some!

  8. olliemule says:

    Primo conditions with the exception of one puddle.

  9. kimlyons says:

    One small puddle is all

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