524.8 miles
89,162 ft
-87,780 ft
2.5 miles
High Point

Mountain bikes are disallowed in the Wilderness areas.

The Colorado Trail links up the state’s largest metropolitan region with some of the best mountain bike trails in the country, spanning over 500 miles through the rugged and scenic alpine wilderness from Denver to Durango. Once summer rolls around, the trail clears of snow and those daring enough to attempt a through-ride set out into the unknown.

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  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
More Stats for Colorado Trail - Complete mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1,383 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,505 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,516 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,899 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    255.4 miles
  • Distance down
    246.5 miles
  • Distance flat
    22.9 miles
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