March 9, 2017
Just finished this ride and overall I'd say I have mixed feelings about this trail system. I rode all 3 loops clockwise, completing the course in just under an hour as a pretty average rider. Most of the elevation change is at a pretty low gradient, so combined with the switchbacks it's more-so a test of patience and endurance.
The first half of the trail, clockwise, was pretty easy with little worth mentioning; relatively smooth and consistent, though the slippery pine straw and frequent switchbacks prevented any real speed. I found myself at the 3rd trail surprisingly quick. Still little to mention until arriving back around to the 2nd half of the middle trail. Lots of roots and little rocks cover a majority of the trail here, so be prepared for a slow, bumpy ride at some point. 2nd half (again while going clockwise) of the most interior loop was probably the most entertaining with some larger, technical features, more frequent change in elevation, and several bridges crossing back and forth over small streams.
It was a pretty easy, enjoyable ride; it kept my heart rate up, but rarely spiked it. I'll probably ride it a second time before heading home, but doubt I'll be back any time soon due to living closer to Blankets Creek. Still it's a good ride if you live nearby.