Curly Lake Highline Trail Tobacco Root Range

Curly Lake Highline Trail

Many people / books claim that the Curly Lake Highline Trail could well be one of the best mtb trails you will ever ride.. anywhere!! I set out early on a beautiful Friday morning and can guarantee you 2 things about this trail.. It is extremely scenic, and it is probably the most strenuous trail I have ever done.. Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Cardwell | Whithall Length: 23.43 total miles Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: [ What the books say ] Aerobically: very … [Read more...]

Hartman Rocks Epic

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I arrived in Gunnison¬† last Monday, and based myself just 2 miles from Hartman Rocks, this gave me a chance to not just study the map, but to actually visit the area, and get my bearings. Once I had walked around one or two of the trails, there was no doubt in my mind that I was going to love riding the Hartman Rocks Trails. The only thing that could potentially spoil things for me was "too many people" ... Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Gunnison Length: +6000 acres of … [Read more...]

Dyke Trail Crested Butte

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Another one of Crested Butte's favorite trails, the Dyke Trail. I woke up this morning to rain!!, I waited until 11 o clock, and decided to go ahead with the ride. Did the Dyke trail live up to her reputation? Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Crested Butte Length: 14.1 total miles Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: Aerobically: moderate to strenuous, with a fair amount of climbing at altitude. Technically: easiest-difficult Duration: 2 to 4 hours Trailhead Elev: 9000 … [Read more...]

Heil Valley Ranch Wild Turkey and Picture Rock Trail

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Heil Valley Ranch Trail. The Wapiti Trail and Ponderosa loop was one of the Trails I had found in books, and had planned to ride it, however I soon learned from riders on the forums that there were new trails linking to this Trail, and they all suggested the following: ==> Up Wapiti Trail ==> Left onto Ponderosa ==> Left onto Wild Turkey ==> Left onto Picture Rock, 5.5 miles downhill ==> Turn around at Lyons and head back up Picture Rock 5.5miles ==> Left onto Wild Turkey … [Read more...]

Sourdough Trail Ward Colorado

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Sourdough Trail This trail was recommended by quite a few people, and I was very excited about riding this trail for the first time.. But did my excitement last? Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Ward Length: 12.2 total miles Trail Type: Out-and-Back Skill Level: Technically moderate. Physically moderate to challenging Duration: Advanced Riders, 2 - 2.5 hours; Intermediate Riders, 3 - 3.5 hours Season: May to October Trailhead Elev: 9200 feet Top Elev: 1020 … [Read more...]