42. Lower Red Queen - Gryphon Lollipop Loop

42. Lower Red Queen - Gryphon Lollipop Loop

   – Distance: 2.14 miles
   – Min/max elev.: 2426’/2971′
   – Elev. gain/loss: 581’/-581′

From the Lower Red Queen TH, head up to the intersection with BTI and Red Queen. Cross BTI (watch out for cyclists coming from the left) onto Red Queen and amble down to the intersection with Bandersnatch. Continue southeast on Bandersnatch/Red Queen. Shortly after passing the Snark turn-off, continue left on Bandersnatch for .4 miles until reaching Gryphon intersection. Turn onto Gryphon and follow it until reaching the Red Queen intersection and turn right. Follow Red Queen back to Bandersnatch/Red Queen and retrace your steps back to Lower Red Queen, remembering to look uphill for descending mt bikers as you cross BTI. Descend Lower Red Queen to the trailhead.