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2021 LagChilada Mountain Bike Challenge

May 1, 2021 5:00 pmtoNovember 6, 2021 5:00 pm

The LagChilada challenge is a opportunity to ride all the mountain bike trails at Maplelag in one ride! We will have t-shirts available for those that complete the challenge. The challenge is open to everyone. Trail pass or season pass required to participate. The course is set on Strava. The course will be similar to last year but include additional trail built last summer and fall. Total mileage will be almost 25 miles and features almost 2500ft of climbing!

The challenge starts with the new loop “Feeling Lucky” singletrack loop. Upon completion, take a right on the starter loop following all the sport/comp/expert/marathon signs and marked singletrack routes. After the “Bear Pass” singletrack, take a right and head on Bullhead Lake trail to access the Goat Ranch rd (county rd 110) Take a right and continue to the pavement, hiway 26. Take a right and look for access to Bootleg singletrack loop. Upon completion of the Bootleg loop, double back on hiway 26 and county road 110. Enter on Bullhead lake trail again and continue on taking all the marked singletrack segments.

After the start of “Bjorp’s” singletrack, take a right where marked to access the trail across 110 “North Loup Gnar” riding this segment east to west. Upon completion of North Loup Gnar, cross 110 again and pick up Bjorp’s. Shortly after, look for access to Sukkerwest. A connector trail is used to complete Sukkerwest. Use connector to get back on to Bjorps. Follow rest of trail to Twin Lakes, back across to complete!

We are in the process of marking and course taping the entire course and hope to have complete by May 1st but the course is open now (weather permitting) to take on the challenge! Trail reports on the trail report page. Good luck and have fun!

Trail Report

A beautiful start to April. Warm and dry weather has all but pulled the frost out of the trails and the lakes are now ice free. True to form, the loons returned. The lake is busy with waterfowl enjoying the solitude before summer lake activity.

We are starting to work on the trails, clearing deadfall and opening up the mountain bike trails. We have select mountain bike trails now open and will open additional trail, weather permitting. This spring we will be planting trees and clearing on the trails along with regular forest management. The Maplelag trails are closed to horse traffic and motorized vehicles.

Golden hour over calm water, April 4th, 2021. Ice off the lakes this past weekend.
Lakeside singletrack on the mountain bike course, Most trails now open! April 5th, 2021.
Loons on Little Sugarbush, April 4th, 2021. Loons returned like always once the ice was off!
Enjoying the calm waters, April 4th, 2021.