14.5 miles
Distance
1,622 ft
Climb
-1,620 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

This route includes a long easy warm up on the road then a solid climb with lots of fun to follow.

Detailed Description
A bit of work and lots of fun is a 15 mile popular intermediate route located near Buffalo Creek Colorado. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 8 trails. This route climbs 1,622 ft with a max elevation of 8,031 ft then descends -1,620 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    50
More Stats for A bit of work and lots of fun mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 7 min
  • Altitude min
    6,669 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,669 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,670 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.5%
  • Grade min
    43.1%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 4 (3 votes)
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7-27 with Friendly boys
7-27 with Friendly boys
trail: Baldy
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Aug 29, 2017
@boyblue1973 @timbmxrider

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