Gold Bar Rim Trail down Portal

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First of all, a day before I did this trail the 42 year young Todd Johnston died on this Trail. My thoughts were and are with his family and everyone else that knew him. I did not know Todd, but I do know that 42 is just far too young, it is a cruel reminder of  what can happen to any of us at any given time. Nothing I or anyone else can say will soften the the loss of a fellow Mountain Biker. Todd passed away  doing something he loved doing, on a beautiful day, on a beautiful trail. I … [Read more...]

Deer Creek Trail Crested Butte

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Deer Creek Trail is together with the 401 Trail, Crested Butte's most well known trail. Deer Creek is more challenging than the previous trails I have done in the Butte area. It was freezing cold, and snowing, and I had 27 miles ahead of me. The trail was slippery, it was cold, and to make make things worse I crashed, and spent 30 minutes repairing my bike.. So did all of this make me hate the Deer Creek Trail? Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Crested Butte Length: 27.1 … [Read more...]