Ride Category: Loop
Ride Type Ratio: 40% gravel road 60% singletrack
Ride Distance: 16 miles
Ride Time: 2.5 to 3.5 hours
Trailhead Directions: Take exit 95 off I-5. Follow Littlerock Road for a
few miles to the Waddell Creek Road intersection, turn right. Continue to the
next intersection, turn left onto Sherman Valley Rd, continue to the next
intersection, turn right onto Noschka gravel road. Drive 1.5 miles or so to the
first intersection at the gate to Old Town Bordeaux, park here..
Route Description: Take gravel road C-8000 up (don't turn left at the
intersection with road C-8200 100 yards up) about 6 miles (don't turn off on
any of the spur roads) to the road intersection with C-4000, follow this up to
C-4500 on your left, which connect to Mt Molly Loop trail. Follow Mt Molly
Loop through the intersection with Trail #30 to the next trail intersection (don't
get thrown off part of Mt Molly Loop trail is a road) right before C-Line road,
take the trail to left. Cross the stream and at the next trail intersection turn right
on Mt Molly Porter #3 trail, go through the intersection of Road C-8200 and
C-8000, staying to the right 100 yards down to where you parked.
Ride Summary: The road climb up C-8200 is steady for a few miles and
then gets abruptly steeper, a nice progressive climb. Mt Molly Loop is a fun
rolling traverse/ descent with many nice berms.