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2,125 mi 3,420 km of trail 42 Featured Runs

Gems 6 Gems Easy Trails 147 Trails Intermediate Trails 309 Trails Hard Trails 97 Trails
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Featured Runs in White River National Forest - 42

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Favorite One hell of an evening at the Maroon Bells

Four Pass Loop

27.1 mi 43.6 km • Loop • 7,327 ft Ascent 2233.3 m Ascent

Singletrack Snowmass Village, CO

( 121 )
Favorite Hanging Lake

Hanging Lake

2.6 mi 4.2 km • Out and Back • 1,037 ft Ascent 316.17 m Ascent

Singletrack Glenwood Springs, CO

( 113 )
Favorite Overlook near the falls.

Booth Creek Falls

3.8 mi 6.2 km • Loop • 1,380 ft Ascent 420.68 m Ascent

Singletrack Vail, CO

( 43 )
Favorite From the summit of Holy Cross, looking southwest I believe

Mt. of the Holy Cross

10.4 mi 16.8 km • Out and Back • 5,312 ft Ascent 1619.2 m Ascent

Singletrack Minturn, CO

( 22 )
Favorite Back into the trees headed down the west side of Buckskin Pass. Photo: Michelle Smith

Snowmass - Willow Lake Loop

22.3 mi 35.9 km • Loop • 5,436 ft Ascent 1657.01 m Ascent

Singletrack Snowmass Village, CO

( 8 )
Favorite Capitol Peak from just above Capitol Lake

Capitol Peak

16.0 mi 25.8 km • Out and Back • 5,337 ft Ascent 1626.58 m Ascent

Singletrack Snowmass Village, CO

( 7 )
Favorite Carbondale runner, Elinor Fish, out for a sunrise cruise on the flanks of Mt Sopris.

Mount Sopris

13.4 mi 21.5 km • Out and Back • 4,228 ft Ascent 1288.82 m Ascent

Singletrack El Jebel, CO

( 6 )
Favorite Beautiful Deluge Creek.

Deluge Lake

9.2 mi 14.8 km • Out and Back • 3,390 ft Ascent 1033.27 m Ascent

Singletrack Vail, CO

( 8 )

Trails in White River National Forest - 510

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4.7 mi 7.6 km #1 Missouri Lakes Trail #2003
Minturn, CO
4.7 mi 7.6 km Minturn, CO
Bad / Closed
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Muddy, Snowy, Fallen Trees - There is 1 small avalanche followed by a 2nd huge avy; both obstruct the trail . There is significant snow over 10k.
16 days ago
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4.2 mi 6.7 km #2 Booth Creek
Vail, CO
4.2 mi 6.7 km Vail, CO
Minor Issues
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Didn't quite make it to the lake due to snow and post-holing
12 days ago
14 
8.2 mi 13.1 km #3 Maroon Snowmass Trail
Snowmass Village, CO
8.2 mi 13.1 km Snowmass Village, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Some Mud, Fallen Trees
1 day ago
9.0 mi 14.6 km #4 West Maroon Trail
Crested Butte, CO
9.0 mi 14.6 km Crested Butte, CO
Unknown
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1.7 mi 2.7 km #5 North Maroon Peak
Snowmass Village, CO
1.7 mi 2.7 km Snowmass Village, CO
Unknown
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11.2 mi 18.1 km #6 Conundrum Creek Trail #1981
Aspen, CO
11.2 mi 18.1 km Aspen, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Fallen Trees
71 days ago
1.2 mi 2.0 km #7 Ptarmigan Loop
Vail, CO
1.2 mi 2.0 km Vail, CO
Unknown
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25.3 mi 40.7 km #8 CT - Segment 8
Copper Mountain, CO
25.3 mi 40.7 km Copper Mountain, CO
Unknown
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0.9 mi 1.4 km #9 Hanging Lake Trail
Glenwood Springs, CO
0.9 mi 1.4 km Glenwood Springs, CO
All Clear
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Dry
16 days ago
2.1 mi 3.3 km #10 Capitol Peak
Snowmass Village, CO
2.1 mi 3.3 km Snowmass Village, CO
Unknown
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1.9 mi 3.1 km #11 Royal Elk Trail
Avon, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km Avon, CO
Unknown
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2.2 mi 3.6 km #12 Shrine Ridge Trail #2016
Frisco, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km Frisco, CO
Unknown
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1.9 mi 3.0 km #13 Ditch Trail
Snowmass Village, CO
1.9 mi 3.0 km Snowmass Village, CO
Unknown
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7.6 mi 12.3 km #14 East Snowmass Trail
Snowmass Village, CO
7.6 mi 12.3 km Snowmass Village, CO
Bad / Closed
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Snowy, Some Mud, Fallen Trees: There is a massive avalanche debris field (.2-.3 miles wide) across the trail approximately 1.7 miles from the trailhead.
42 days ago
3.0 mi 4.9 km #15 Notch Mountain Trail #2000
Minturn, CO
3.0 mi 4.9 km Minturn, CO
Unknown
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2.5 mi 4.0 km #16 Pyramid Peak Trail
Snowmass Village, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km Snowmass Village, CO
Unknown
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13.3 mi 21.3 km #17 CT - Segment 9
Leadville North, CO
13.3 mi 21.3 km Leadville North, CO
Bad / Closed
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Snowy, Fallen Trees - Very snowy above 11k feet. Tough to follow trail and a lot of postholing plus swarms of mosquitoes make for a tough long day
16 days ago
7.0 mi 11.2 km #18 Geneva Lake Trail
Snowmass Village, CO
7.0 mi 11.2 km Snowmass Village, CO
Unknown
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2.2 mi 3.6 km #19 Stag Gulch Trail #1866
Edwards, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km Edwards, CO
All Clear
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Dry
15 days ago
6.7 mi 10.9 km #20 Buckskin Pass Trail
Snowmass Village, CO
6.7 mi 10.9 km Snowmass Village, CO
Unknown
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