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355 mi 571 km of trail 12 Featured Runs

Easy Trails 20 Trails Intermediate Trails 42 Trails Hard Trails 7 Trails

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Favorite Mt Lincoln trail looking at Mt Cameron, Colorado

DeCaliBron

7.0 mi 11.3 km • Loop • 3,003 ft Ascent 915.3 m Ascent

Singletrack Copper Mountain, CO

( 51 )
Favorite A small outcropping gives an incredible view of the unique rock formations of the Lost Creek Wilderness.

Lost Creek Wilderness Loop

29.2 mi 47.0 km • Loop • 6,156 ft Ascent 1876.38 m Ascent

Singletrack Bailey, CO

( 34 )
Favorite West Buffalo Peak from above Tumble Creek. Three miles from end of loop going counterclockwise.

Buffalo Peaks Wilderness Loop

12.3 mi 19.8 km • Loop • 1,921 ft Ascent 585.38 m Ascent

Singletrack Buena Vista, CO

( 20 )
Favorite An old mining cabin with an impressive backdrop.

Mt. Sherman

4.8 mi 7.7 km • Out and Back • 1,972 ft Ascent 600.93 m Ascent

Singletrack Leadville, CO

( 23 )
Favorite Aspen groves

Kenosha Pass Out-and-Back

12.0 mi 19.3 km • Out and Back • 1,513 ft Ascent 461.14 m Ascent

Singletrack Jefferson, CO

( 13 )
Favorite Trail between Bison and McCurdy Peaks.

Lost Creek Lasso via Twin Eagles

38.9 mi 62.7 km • Loop • 6,904 ft Ascent 2104.38 m Ascent

Singletrack Bailey, CO

( 3 )
Favorite Wildfires have scorched the area near the trailhead.

South Tarryall Peak

8.1 mi 13.1 km • Loop • 1,514 ft Ascent 461.5 m Ascent

Singletrack Bailey, CO

( 1 )
Favorite North Fork of Lost Creek upstream. Great place for campsite!

Brookside McCurdy Payne Loop

29.0 mi 46.6 km • Loop • 5,748 ft Ascent 1751.96 m Ascent

Singletrack Bailey, CO

( 1 )
Favorite The highest point of the loop with a fantastic panoramic view of the Mosquito Range.

Bison and McCurdy Route

13.2 mi 21.3 km • Out and Back • 3,550 ft Ascent 1081.91 m Ascent

Singletrack Bailey, CO

( 5 )
Favorite Wildfires have scorched the area near the trailhead.

Lake Park Lasso

13.5 mi 21.6 km • Loop • 3,259 ft Ascent 993.36 m Ascent

Singletrack Bailey, CO

( 4 )
Favorite Aspen groves

Colorado Trail: Kenosha Pass to Georgia Pass

12.2 mi 19.7 km • Point to Point • 2,622 ft Ascent 799.19 m Ascent

Singletrack Breckenridge, CO

( 6 )
Favorite Mt Sherman summit

Sherman-Sheridan from Iowa Gulch

5.9 mi 9.5 km • Loop • 2,776 ft Ascent 846.02 m Ascent

Singletrack Leadville, CO

( 4 )

Trails in Pike National Forest - West - 56

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4.9 mi 7.9 km #1 West Jefferson Trail
Jefferson, CO
4.9 mi 7.9 km Jefferson, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy - 7/5/19 logs down @ 2 higher creek Xings. U need to find alt methods across. Snowy segments @10600+ some too big to go around.
11 days ago
9.7 mi 15.6 km #2 Goose Creek Trail #612
Pine, CO
9.7 mi 15.6 km Pine, CO
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
12 days ago
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8.6 mi 13.8 km #3 Abyss Lake Trail #602
Jefferson, CO
8.6 mi 13.8 km Jefferson, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Mostly Dry - Made it all the way. A lot of water towards the top. Some of the trail was a fully flowing stream. Some patches of snow that were pretty runnable.
18 days ago
14.5 mi 23.3 km #4 CT - Segment 5
Pine, CO
14.5 mi 23.3 km Pine, CO
All Clear
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Dry
13 days ago
1.9 mi 3.1 km #5 Mt. Democrat Trail
Fairplay, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km Fairplay, CO
Minor Issues
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Dry, Snowy, Some Mud - A couple sections of snow on trail sections up from campsite and then also to Democrat.
5 days ago
10 
2.8 mi 4.6 km #6 Tanglewood Trail #636
Bailey, CO
2.8 mi 4.6 km Bailey, CO
Unknown
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1.4 mi 2.3 km #7 Black Powder Pass
Breckenridge, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km Breckenridge, CO
Unknown
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3.5 mi 5.6 km #8 French Pass Trail
Jefferson, CO
3.5 mi 5.6 km Jefferson, CO
Unknown
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11.1 mi 17.8 km #9 Wigwam Trail #609
Pine, CO
11.1 mi 17.8 km Pine, CO
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry, Fallen Trees
38 days ago
6.0 mi 9.7 km #10 Burning Bear Trail #601
Jefferson, CO
6.0 mi 9.7 km Jefferson, CO
Unknown
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16.2 mi 26.1 km #11 CT - Segment 4
Bailey, CO
16.2 mi 26.1 km Bailey, CO
All Clear
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Fallen Trees
23 days ago
9.0 mi 14.6 km #12 Payne Creek Trail #637
Bailey, CO
9.0 mi 14.6 km Bailey, CO
Minor Issues
Update
Snowy, Mostly Dry - Snowy patches (3-6") above 9,300ft on the north side, but it was melting fast. Where the streams merge around mile 7 a segment of the trail was turned into a stream for about 50ft from the large amount of runoff.
65 days ago
32.6 mi 52.5 km #13 CT - Segment 6
Jefferson, CO
32.6 mi 52.5 km Jefferson, CO
Minor Issues
Update
Snowy, Some Mud - Some snow patches and snowmelt running down trail near tree line. Mostly clear and dry.
13 days ago
6.3 mi 10.1 km #14 Rolling Creek Trail #663
Bailey, CO
6.3 mi 10.1 km Bailey, CO
All Clear
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Fallen Trees
23 days ago
7.3 mi 11.8 km #15 Threemile Trail #635
Jefferson, CO
7.3 mi 11.8 km Jefferson, CO
Minor Issues
Update
Snowy - Made it 3.6 mi in before turning around because of a hairy creek crossing. Postholed through a few snow fields, not too bad.
41 days ago
6.8 mi 10.9 km #16 Rich Creek Trail #616
Buena Vista, CO
6.8 mi 10.9 km Buena Vista, CO
Unknown
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1.4 mi 2.3 km #17 Democrat-Lincoln Trail
Breckenridge, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km Breckenridge, CO
Unknown
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2.5 mi 4.0 km #18 FSR 659
Fairplay, CO
2.5 mi 4.0 km Fairplay, CO
All Clear
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Mostly Dry
34 days ago
11.0 mi 17.6 km #19 Tumble Creek Trail #617
Buena Vista, CO
11.0 mi 17.6 km Buena Vista, CO
Unknown
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2.4 mi 3.8 km #20 Lizard Rock Trail #628
Bailey, CO
2.4 mi 3.8 km Bailey, CO
All Clear
Update
Mostly Dry - Minor snow drifts caused a bit of minor postholing along a two mile section of McCurdy Park, but very good in general.
45 days ago

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