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1,122 mi 1,806 km of trail 45 Featured Runs

Gems 5 Gems Easy Trails 178 Trails Intermediate Trails 179 Trails Hard Trails 45 Trails

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Featured Runs in Roosevelt National Forest - 45

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Favorite Lone Eagle Peak above Mirror - from the Crater Lake Trail

Monarch Lake to Crater Lake

14.9 mi 24.0 km • Out and Back • 2,017 ft Ascent 614.74 m Ascent

Singletrack Granby, CO

( 58 )
Favorite Looking toward Devil's Thumb Peak, yeah!

High Lonesome Loop

15.7 mi 25.2 km • Loop • 3,162 ft Ascent 963.89 m Ascent

Singletrack Nederland, CO

( 52 )
Favorite Climbing Buchanan Pass on the west side.

Pawnee-Buchanan Loop

26.5 mi 42.6 km • Point to Point • 6,632 ft Ascent 2021.41 m Ascent

Singletrack Nederland, CO

( 33 )
Favorite Indian Paintbrush and buttercup.

South Arapaho Peak

8.6 mi 13.8 km • Out and Back • 3,111 ft Ascent 948.19 m Ascent

Singletrack Nederland, CO

( 37 )
Favorite The view across Lost Lake into the IPW.

Hessie to Lost Lake

4.4 mi 7.1 km • Loop • 860 ft Ascent 262.21 m Ascent

Singletrack Nederland, CO

( 56 )
Favorite Good ol' Grey Rock stands just off trail!

Greyrock Mountain Loop

7.4 mi 12.0 km • Loop • 2,241 ft Ascent 682.96 m Ascent

Singletrack Bellvue, CO

( 48 )
Favorite Early morning along the trail

Mitchell Lake Trail Out and Back

5.4 mi 8.7 km • Out and Back • 864 ft Ascent 263.28 m Ascent

Singletrack Nederland, CO

( 42 )
Favorite Early morning along the trail

Mount Audubon

7.7 mi 12.4 km • Out and Back • 2,662 ft Ascent 811.3 m Ascent

Singletrack Nederland, CO

( 33 )

Trails in Roosevelt National Forest - 357

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1.9 mi 3.1 km #1 St. Mary's Glacier Trail
Idaho Springs, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km Idaho Springs, CO
All Clear
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Dry, Snowy: First third to the lake is dry. Middle third is packed snow. Upper third is dry.
7 days ago
47 
8.0 mi 12.8 km #2 Pawnee Pass Trail
Nederland, CO
8.0 mi 12.8 km Nederland, CO
Bad / Closed
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Some Mud, Fallen Trees - Brutal coming down Pawnee Pass from the east. Rockfall made it easy to lose the trail. Exited at Monarch Lakes to avoid Buch.
2 days ago
19 
3.6 mi 5.8 km #3 Twin Sisters Trail
Estes Park, CO
3.6 mi 5.8 km Estes Park, CO
All Clear
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Dry
15 days ago
31 
7.9 mi 12.8 km #4 Arapaho Glacier Trail
Nederland, CO
7.9 mi 12.8 km Nederland, CO
All Clear
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2 days ago
16 
2.1 mi 3.3 km #5 Isabelle Glacier Trail
Nederland, CO
2.1 mi 3.3 km Nederland, CO
Unknown
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21 
3.6 mi 5.9 km #6 Diamond Lake Trail
Nederland, CO
3.6 mi 5.9 km Nederland, CO
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Snowy
9 days ago
17 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #7 Caribou Pass Trail #11
Fraser, CO
4.2 mi 6.8 km Fraser, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Some Mud - Muddy and snow in spots but it's not too bad. Main trail at the top of Caribou is sketchy snow, i went up and around
3 days ago
12.1 mi 19.5 km #8 High Lonesome Trail
Fraser, CO
12.1 mi 19.5 km Fraser, CO
Unknown
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1.0 mi 1.7 km #9 Airplane Gully Route
Nederland, CO
1.0 mi 1.7 km Nederland, CO
Unknown
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1.1 mi 1.7 km #10 Crater Lakes Trail #819
Winter Park, CO
1.1 mi 1.7 km Winter Park, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy: Very heavy snowpack 5ft plus remains over much of this trail. Take GPS.
36 days ago
17 
15.0 mi 24.2 km #11 Buchanan Pass Trail
Nederland, CO
15.0 mi 24.2 km Nederland, CO
Minor Issues
Update
Snowy - Trail is in good shape up until cut off to Red Deer. then it gets into some significant but solid snow drifts until the lake. plenty of water on the trail and a few downed trees here and there on the big switchback before the red lake cutoff. enjoy!
17 days ago
6.3 mi 10.2 km #12 Cascade Trail
Granby, CO
6.3 mi 10.2 km Granby, CO
Unknown
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1.9 mi 3.1 km #13 Ceran Saint Vrain Trail
Nederland, CO
1.9 mi 3.1 km Nederland, CO
All Clear
Update
Mostly Dry, Some Mud - Some mud but fine in normal shoes and for camping.
51 days ago
12 
1.2 mi 2.0 km #14 Forsythe Canyon Trail
Coal Creek, CO
1.2 mi 2.0 km Coal Creek, CO
Unknown
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17 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #15 Crater Lake Trail
Granby, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km Granby, CO
Unknown
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13.1 mi 21.1 km #16 Arapaho Pass Trail
Nederland, CO
13.1 mi 21.1 km Nederland, CO
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry: Couple minor running water crossings. Some soggy standing water. Some snow that doesn't require traction, poles are helpful.
15 hours ago
4.4 mi 7.1 km #17 Limber Pine Trail
Estes Park, CO
4.4 mi 7.1 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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1.3 mi 2.1 km #18 Palisade Mountain Summit
Estes Park, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km Estes Park, CO
Minor Issues
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Mostly Dry: Overgrowth and lack of markers in final half mile made for some routefinding
54 days ago
14 
4.6 mi 7.4 km #19 CDT: South Boulder Creek to Rollins Pass
Winter Park, CO
4.6 mi 7.4 km Winter Park, CO
Unknown
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1.1 mi 1.8 km #20 Moose Meadow Trail
Estes Park, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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