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      The Benchmark area is the southern end of the Rocky Mountain Front, located west of the town of Augusta.
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      Region Details
      • 28

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 8, 2023
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      29
      Trails Mountain Bike
      28
      Trails E-Bike
      9
      Trails Horse
      28
      Trails Hike
      29
      Trails Trail Running
      29
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      10
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      27
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      28
      Trails Nordic Ski
      28
      Total Distance
      102 miles
      Total Descent
      33,652 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,072 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,555 ft
      Reports
      8
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      49

      Photos of Benchmark Mountain Bike

      trail: Steamboat Lo
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      Jul 9, 2023 @ 6:27am
      Jul 9, 2023
      trail: Steamboat Lo
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      Jul 9, 2023 @ 6:27am
      Jul 9, 2023
      trail: Steamboat Lo
      9 |
      Jul 9, 2023 @ 6:27am
      Jul 9, 2023
      trail: Steamboat Lo
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      Jul 9, 2023 @ 6:27am
      Jul 9, 2023
      trail: Steamboat Lo
      12 |
      Jul 9, 2023 @ 6:27am
      Jul 9, 2023

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Elk Pass
      Jul 8, 2023 @ 9:40pm
      Jul 8, 2023
      DryTight brush/grass in places throughout.chance-3
      Elk Pass
      Jul 8, 2023 @ 9:38pm
      Jul 8, 2023
      DrySome ruts especially up high and tight...chance-3
      Steamboat Lo
      Jul 8, 2023 @ 9:35pm
      Jul 8, 2023
      Drychance-3
      Weasel Creek
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 4:40pm
      Jul 29, 2021
      DryUnrideable. Downed trees all over and...chance-3
      Elk Pass
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 4:35pm
      Jul 29, 2021
      Drychance-3
      Smith Creek
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 4:34pm
      Jul 29, 2021
      Drychance-3

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      chance-3commenttrailactivity #42789957
      Aug 10, 2023 @ 1:11pm
      Aug 10, 2023
      chance-3addphotoactivity #41606139 and 4 more
      Jul 9, 2023 @ 6:27am
      Jul 9, 2023
      chance-3addreportactivity #41599733 and 2 more
      Jul 8, 2023 @ 9:35pm
      Jul 8, 2023
      markhollowayaddpoiactivity #36035556
      Dec 15, 2022 @ 1:09pm
      Dec 15, 2022
      markhollowayupdateregionactivity #36032830
      Dec 15, 2022 @ 9:45am
      Dec 15, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      chance-3trailSteamboat LoPushed my bike most of the way up this...
      Aug 10, 2023 @ 1:11pm
      Aug 10, 2023
      chance-3trailSmith CreekDescent trail, a little loose and overgrown in...
      Aug 29, 2021 @ 6:36pm
      Aug 29, 2021
      chance-3trailElk PassNice trail, and a fun descent.
      Aug 29, 2021 @ 6:34pm
      Aug 29, 2021
      chance-3trailWeasel CreekThis trail is in terrible shape. Needs a LOT...
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 4:44pm
      Jul 29, 2021
      BimEwoktrailEast Fork Falls CreekTrail is faint, overgrown, sometimes overly...
      Apr 7, 2021 @ 8:41pm
      Apr 7, 2021

      Nearby Areas

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      Sun Canyon 10 125.1 km
      Stemple Pass XC Ski Area 329.7 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2895 miles31,516 ft57 miles4,072 ft
      #11,892#5,040588
      E-Bike937 miles13,061 ft24 miles2,359 ft
      #4,721#1,044
      Horse2891 miles31,932 ft58 miles4,072 ft
      #1,098#7548
      Hike29102 miles33,652 ft64 miles4,072 ft
      #10,872#4,956820
      Trail Running29102 miles33,652 ft64 miles4,072 ft
      #10,810#4,90581
      Dirtbike/Moto1038 miles13,445 ft25 miles2,359 ft
      #315#204
      ATV/ORV/OHV12 miles384 ft1 mile262 ft
      #405
      Snowshoe2796 miles31,965 ft60 miles4,072 ft
      #841#49481
      Backcountry Ski2897 miles32,346 ft61 miles4,072 ft
      #143#748
      Nordic Ski2897 miles32,346 ft61 miles4,072 ft
      #627#3898
      • By evasive MBG & contributors
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      • #30765 - 844 views

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