524.8 miles
Distance
89,162 ft
Climb
-87,780 ft
Descent
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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Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
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
    0.05%
  • Grade max
    -62.154%
  • Grade min
    58.755%
  • Distance climb
    255.4 miles
  • Distance down
    246.5 miles
  • Distance flat
    22.9 miles
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