On this particular day I created a 21 mile loop by adding on the Whetstone Vista Trail and Strand Hill to the Upper Loop before heading back to town. This photo was taken at the beginning of the Strand Hill climb out Brush Creek. It is roughly a 2.25 mile climb up before you get to one of my favorite downhill rides in the early season. Brush Creek is a great area for hiking and biking. It offers a variety of trails and access to some incredible wilderness. I spend a good amount of time not only biking around here, but doing incredibly scenic hikes to Twin Lake and climbing the peak of Teocalli.
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