October 16, 2016
I rode from the trailhead to Benton Falls. The total distance, one way for this trip was 4.6 miles (in case someone wants to do it in the future). I think the climb is about 3 miles but not that bad. A lot of road rock for the first couple of miles and then changes to the sandstone and granite with more larger rocks to serve as play stones on the way up. As you reach the top the trail alternates between hardpack dirt/sand and stretches of rock. A few stream crossings that are fun to hit at speed, but be on your toes. Clemmer goes past Benton Falls but this was only my dog's second trip for this season and I didn't want to push her too much. Overall a fun trail. While I liked the downhill, it wasn't as fun as Thunder Rock Express.