Lost Cause

4.00 out of 5
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About this trail
Lost Cause is the most challenging descent down Methodist Mountain. The upper section of the trail is basically a straight-down rocky plummet down a washed out singletrack. I could see that some parts have been repaired, have been rerouted, or have water bars across it, but I wonder if this section of trail has been named "Lost Cause" since making it sustainable is a lost cause.
Still, this trail is located in the very dry high-desert climate of Methodist Mountain, so this area doesn't receive much rain. AND it's a blast to ride, so even though it might be a lost cause, you still gotta love it!
added by Greg HeilWorld Champ
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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  Greg Heil   on Aug 2, 2013
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April 30, 2018
Review: Loose, sketchy, fast and fun!

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November 24, 2013
John Fisch Epic  
Review: This descent provides some welcome fun as part of a loop on the Little Rainbow for an advanced rider or adventurous intermediate. Carry as much speed as the narrow trail and sometimes sketchy surface will allow.

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August 2, 2013
Greg Heil World Champ  
Review: I've said most of what I have to say in the trail description above, but this is a fun, old school singletrack descent with plenty of entertaining gnar! Yeah, it could be gnarly, but it's still a blast!

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Lost Cause MTB Trail 4.00 out of 5 based on 3 ratings. 3 user reviews.
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