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This is the (unofficial) Ridge Trail loop in Hidden Valley Regional Park (Washoe County Parks), Reno, Nevada.  Because of a network of use trails at the bottom and intersecting 4wd roads at the top, finding the best route is not easy. But the majority of the loop is on nice single-track, with some steep and loose areas. For the counter-clockwise direction, after the gate across the canyon opening, walk 100 ft and turn right on a less-distinct trail that heads up a rise then to the second ridge to the right. On the descent, the trail runs into the Highland Loop Trail near the bottom of the canyon.

4.43 mi (1.91 mi uphill, 2.09 mi downhill, 0.41 mi flat)
1100 ft total ascent – 17.7 %  uphill grade, 73.4 %  downhill grade
2:08:50 total time (1:56:48 moving, 0:12:02 stopped)0:26:20 pace
(2.3 mph average speed, 3.8 mph max speed)10.3 difficulty, 18.7 effort