15.1 miles
Distance
2,500 ft
Climb
-2,504 ft
Descent
2 miles
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The classic route for riding 409.5 as a loop

Detailed Description
409.5 loop is a 15 mile popular expert route located near Crested Butte Colorado. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 2 trails. This route climbs 2,500 ft with a max elevation of 10,940 ft then descends -2,504 ft.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    4
More Stats for 409.5 loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    8,914 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,926 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,924 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -60.3%
  • Grade min
    50.1%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles

Directions

  1. Walk northeast on Brush Creek Road.
  2. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  3. Walk north on Brush Creek Road.
  4. Continue for 200 meters.
  5. Turn right onto Farris Creek Rd..
  6. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  7. Walk south on Farris Creek Rd..
  8. Continue for 800 meters.
  9. Walk southeast on Farris Creek Rd..
  10. Continue for 20 meters.
  11. Keep right to take Farris Creek.
  12. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  13. Walk southeast on Farris Creek.
  14. Continue for 4 kilometers.
  15. Walk north on Farris Creek.
  16. Continue for 400 meters.
  17. Turn left onto Point Lookout.
  18. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  19. Walk east on Point Lookout.
  20. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  21. Walk southeast on Point Lookout.
  22. Continue for 20 meters.
  23. Make a sharp left onto 409.5.
  24. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  25. Walk north on 409.5.
  26. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  27. Walk northwest on 409.5.
  28. Continue for 300 meters.
  29. Turn right onto Farris Creek.
  30. Continue for 800 meters.
  31. Walk northwest on Farris Creek Rd..
  32. Continue for 200 meters.
  33. Turn right onto Strand Hill Rd..
  34. Continue for 200 meters.
  35. Walk northeast on Strand Hill Rd..
  36. Continue for 90 meters.
  37. Turn left onto Strand Bonus.
  38. Continue for 800 meters.
  39. Walk north on Strand Bonus.
  40. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  41. Walk north on Strand Bonus.
  42. Continue for 500 meters.
  43. Walk southwest on Canal.
  44. Continue for 800 meters.
  45. Walk south on Canal.
  46. Continue for 300 meters.
  47. Walk north on Brush Creek Road.
  48. Continue for 30 meters.
  49. Walk south on Brush Creek Road.
  50. Continue for 80 meters.
  51. Walk south on Brush Creek Road.
  52. Continue for 100 meters.
  53. Walk south on Brush Creek Road.
  54. Continue for 200 meters.
  55. Walk south on Brush Creek Road.
  56. Continue for 300 meters.
  57. Walk south on Brush Creek Road.
  58. Continue for 100 meters.
  59. Keep right to stay on Brush Creek Road.
  60. Continue for 600 meters.
  61. Walk southwest on Brush Creek Road.
  62. Continue for 1 kilometer.
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