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    Post a pic of your fave trail ( ever )

    The Crest comes to mind for me.
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    401, Crested Butte is probably one of the most fun sections of singletrack I've had the pleasure to hit.


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    there's too much tree cover down here in the dirty souf to see the trails. I'd go with SGL as my all time favorite just b/c there were little hits like this peppered all thru it:


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    great thread tg, will have to think about this for a bit. +1 to crest, moab, jasper national park, whistler, hawaii, tahoe, cb, somo, local stash. many others.

    jeebus, tough call.

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    Hmmmm, easy one. Best I've ridden so far is Porc, but I know there's more out there. Just have yet to ride it.

    happy trails...

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    New question here.

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    Hmmmm, easy one. Best I've ridden so far is Porc,
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    what is it about Porc that makes it the best trail for you? i know about "to each his own" & all, but for you & about 10,000 other people it's their favorite. i did TWE last year & Porcupine Rim was the only disappointing part. i've ridden a fair amount of trails in Utah, been trail riding in Whistler & being from Washington, i feel i've got a pretty good mix of experience & Porc Rim ain't even close. it always amazes me when i see people list it as their hands down favorite.
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    Trail called La Varda in Les Arcs. Alpine singletrack at it's best. A few sections are beautiful and flowy (if you can ignore the monster drop to the side). The rest is bowel wateringly, mind bending, bike f...ingly, technical, with a monster drop to the side. Absolute commitment needed to get round some bits. Ridden it 4 times, never cleaned it (although come closer than most), and each time, the bike has been mashed by the bottom. Skewers, fork legs, rear mechs, rotors, pedals, all bent, gouged, battered.

    ...and there's a bar at the bottom that does a) great icecream b) cold beer...

    Love it, love it, love it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by nhodge
    what is it about Porc that makes it the best trail for you? i know about "to each his own" & all, but for you & about 10,000 other people it's their favorite. i did TWE last year & Porcupine Rim was the only disappointing part. i've ridden a fair amount of trails in Utah, been trail riding in Whistler & being from Washington, i feel i've got a pretty good mix of experience & Porc Rim ain't even close. it always amazes me when i see people list it as their hands down favorite.
    Yah, Porc has its moments. But I must agree, overall it's aethetically not that great. Upper Porc has some sweet sections, the jeep road section sucks and the trail improves again once the jeep road is left behind. I think the appeal lies in the fact that it is mostly downhill. I find Poison Spider and Portal or Amasa and Jackson much more pleasing rides.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tg
    The Crest comes to mind for me.
    Which Crest is that, TG? Monarch, Kettle, Pacific?

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    Quote Originally Posted by telebiker
    Which Crest is that, TG? Monarch, Kettle, Pacific?
    Monarch

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    Looking forward to hitting Monarch in August for the first time

    Any shuttle company recommendations? I need to put some substance to my trip other than the flight and rental car I've got booked.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jon Edwards


    Trail called La Varda in Les Arcs. Alpine singletrack at it's best. A few sections are beautiful and flowy (if you can ignore the monster drop to the side). The rest is bowel wateringly, mind bending, bike f...ingly, technical, with a monster drop to the side. Absolute commitment needed to get round some bits. Ridden it 4 times, never cleaned it (although come closer than most), and each time, the bike has been mashed by the bottom. Skewers, fork legs, rear mechs, rotors, pedals, all bent, gouged, battered.

    ...and there's a bar at the bottom that does a) great icecream b) cold beer...

    Love it, love it, love it!
    It is indeed a cracking trail.








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    Too hard, just like any other fav' topic there are favorites for particular trails, getaway weekends, or sheer gnar. Hard to beat Downieville, CA for epic rides and sweet after-ride ambiance though. I got nothing for pics though, so I will post up a dirty South photo from the week...

    Goat Trail Huntsville, AL
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    My new favorite. Western Rim.
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    Favourite trail...

    Sorry cannot pick just one, there are so many good trails out there that I have ridden, and so many more that I have yet to ride!! It is one of the nice things about mountain biking. There will alwa ys be that thought, that no matter how fantastic the trail you are currently riding is, there is bound to be one somewhere in the world that is even better

    Current top of the list though is Nydia bay.... it is about a 6 hour ride, with plenty of up and down... and a good bunch of technical rooty/rocky mixed with speed/flow It is fantastic!!

    These pictures do not do it justice, but then there was no way I was stopping on the fun downhill sections to take photos!!





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    Quote Originally Posted by AL29er
    Too hard, just like any other fav' topic there are favorites for particular trails, getaway weekends, or sheer gnar. Hard to beat Downieville, CA for epic rides and sweet after-ride ambiance though. I got nothing for pics though, so I will post up a dirty South photo from the week...

    Goat Trail Huntsville, AL
    Not a very flattering photo of the Goat Trail, not sure where you found a spot without any rocks . Goat Trail is my favorite at Monte Sano.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cruzthepug
    Not a very flattering photo of the Goat Trail, not sure where you found a spot without any rocks . Goat Trail is my favorite at Monte Sano.
    That's why I like the photo, it looks so inviting and groomed
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    Unknown trail name in the Huascaran National Forest - Peru.


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    Quote Originally Posted by hypokondriak
    Unknown trail name in the Huascaran National Forest - Peru.

    Yeah! Peru is for sure one of the best places on earth for Mountain Biking. That place is actually part of the Huascaran Mountain (6,768m). The trail strats at 4,750m very close to the glaciers. Sometimes that trail is covered by snow at the top. We were lucky to ride that trail that day! Great pic!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dibbs_
    It is indeed a cracking trail.







    That's what I call an epic ride! So stoking!!
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    Wayo how did you sniff this thread out! ...and you can't crash the party without bringing a picture of yourself on Huascaran. Here's one:



    I also wish I had some pictures of the downhill on Puka Ventana as that trail was certainly one of the wildest rides I've ever had too. Peru, our epic brother to the south.






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    Awesome!! There's a picture I didn't had! Very cool the view of the Mountains!
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    REM - NM Classic

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    That snaks's eatin my lunch!Great thread.

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