2.8 miles
Distance
722 ft
Climb
-579 ft
Descent
00:23:31
Avg time

Double Rainbow Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    This trail holds its snow longer than the others in the valley
  • Global Ranking

Double Rainbow is a step up in difficulty from the Little Rainbow. It is not very technical, but the climbs are longer and more severe. The trail starts out in the open and meanders around pinon trees over small rocky spots. Once you get back to the denser trees, the trail steepens and becomes smoother. After crossing an old 4x4 road, the trail takes a sharp turn down into the first of several large drainages which you must also climb out of. The dirt becomes sandier and looser while the exposure becomes more intimidating. Watch for a few stumps that could send you places you don't want to go. It's fun cruising down into the drainages, but some turns are very sharp, nearly blind, and have little to no berm - keep on your toes. The trail crosses one more no-longer-used 4x4 path and continues further into mountain forrest. Eventually it hits a 4x4 road known as Sand Gulch. You can turn back for an out-and-back or go downhill on the Sand Gulch 2 track which loops you back towards the road and trailhead you started at - look for the power lines.

Access Info

Take CR 110 South from Highway 50. Careful turning here if you are heading westbound and needing to turn left onto CR 110. The other direction has a turn lane and you need to turn right where it goes from a 2 way center lane to a 1 way turn lane. If oncoming traffic keeps you from turing, do not fret. You can turn left at Sonic/Walmart and the road goes back to CR 110. Head up CR 110. There are 2 unmarked roads on the left that you will pass on your way to the crest of the hill. Just past the crest, take the left. It should be marked.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Double Rainbow mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    143 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.5 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.5 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.5 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.5 miles
  • Grade
    0.985%
  • Grade max
    -45.032%
  • Grade min
    37.171%
  • Distance climb
    1.3 miles
  • Distance down
    4,272 ft
  • Distance flat
    3,473 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:31
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on Dec 3, 2016
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Double Rainbow Trail Reports

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Dec 3, 2016 @ 8:52am
3 hours
~1in of snow from 12/2/16 storm
Nov 18, 2016 @ 7:54am
Nov 18, 2016
Dry after 11/17/16 weather
Jun 1, 2016 @ 8:22am
Jun 1, 2016
Jun 6, 2015 @ 5:52pm
Jun 6, 2015
Trees are cleared, dry and loose
May 21, 2015 @ 6:44pm
May 21, 2015
another tree down from the recent snow/rain. Lots of branches lowered to face smacking height.
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