Bayanzurkh Uul East

The is a 31 sq. km area (12 sq. mi., 7650 acres) very similar to the Bayanzurkh Uul Central area. Read that description. There are couple of SE facing downhill runs that are particularly impressive on the eastern half of the system. They run for 4.25 mi or so (nearly 8 km) and drop 1300′. …

Bayanzurkh Uul Central

This is an area of 37 sq. km. (or 14 sq. mi and 9000 plus acres) in the center of the Bayanzurikh Uul range. It lies just east of Ulaanbaatar and just north (or NE) of the main road out of Ulaanbaatar. The entire range runs a little less than 20 km from UB to …

Bulgan Range South

This area is composed of the southerly third of the Bulgan Range, which is smaller, lower and more barren than the two northern units. It is approximately 50 square miles (~31,500 acres) (130 sq.km.). The trails are very well connected and include a lot of two-tracks and dirt roads and some singletrack. There are a …

Bulgan Range Central

A beautiful spacious mountainous region of 135 square miles (86,300 acres) (35,000 hectares) in the heart of the Bulgan Range. It is full of forested slopes and long grassy valleys. Trails are a mix of singletrack, two-track, and dirt roads. Long climbs and long descents are the rule here. The opportunity for exploration seems unending. …

Clay Mountain

Clay Mountain is a singletrack mountain bike trail in Khonkhor, Mongolia. View maps, videos, photos, and reviews of Clay Mountain bike trail in Khonkhor.

Clay Mountain Portal

This is a short portal trail from the Upper Basin trail to the Clay Mountain trail. It climbs 460′ in a half mile, so it is steep. Some portions reach 35% slope. The average slope is over 17%.

Upper Basin Short Loop

This is a 1.5 mi loop (2.4 km), coming off the Upper Basin Trail. For the first 0.75 miles, the trail runs below and mostly parallel to the upper ridge of the mountain. It climbs about 140′ that first 0.75 miles. At 0.75 miles it comes out on the ridge and then immediately turns down …

Upper Basin

This trail climbs 950′ over 2.25 miles (290 m in 3.6 km). It runs up into a high broad basin and to the top of a ridge on the far SE end of Bodg Uul. For the first mile plus, the trail climbs along the bottom of a narrow mountain valley. Then the last mile …

Inner Basin

This is a very nice 3.33 mile (5.4 km) downhill run that ends up flying through a beautiful valley nestled in the middle of the trail system. To ride it downhill, you run it from the Upper Traverse Trail to the East Valley Trail. It descends about 1300′ in 3.3 miles. That’s an average grade …

East Valley

This is a 4.5 mi (7.2 km) dirt road climb into the trail system (or descent out of the system). It begins with dirt road near Khonkhor. Then it dwindles down to two track as you get into the mountain valley. It climbs/descends 640 feet over the 4.5 miles, so it is quite gradual (~140′ …

Moon Mountain Pass

One mile up to the top of the pass on each side. The NW side is an 850′ ascent/descent, and the SE side is 600′ of ascent/descent. The trail makes a stiff but fun return trail after riding down the Upper Traverse Trail and any of a few trails connecting to the East Valley Trail. …

Two Dogs Extension

This is a 2.75 mile loop that begins with a blazing fast 1.1 mile singletrack descent through a beautiful Siberian white pine and Siberian larch forest. This singletrack descent is followed by a 1/2 mile gradual dirt road descent, which is in turn followed by a challenging 1.1 mile 975 foot ascent heading back up …