8.7 miles
Distance
1,422 ft
Climb
-1,414 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Start/End Abrams Ridge trailhead off of Abrams Road and Lone Spur Cul-de-sac. Abrams Ridge to Itch & Scratch, then back down Abrams Ridge

Detailed Description
Abrams Ridge with Itch and Scratch is a 9 mile popular expert route located near Eagle Colorado. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 1,422 ft with a max elevation of 7,927 ft then descends -1,414 ft.
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3 Reviews & Comments

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provin1327 (Sep 10, 2020 at 8:39)
This trail is definitely more rocky and chunky than others in the area but wow is it fun! A must do if you are in the area.
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Sendinsince86 (Aug 11, 2019 at 21:06)
Trail Abrams Ridge
Great trail but a burner for sure.
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Sendinsince86 (Aug 11, 2019 at 18:05)
Just had two older gentleman pedaling up, very scary!
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Trails in Route

Abrams Ridge3 miles
Itch2 miles
Itch Access1,598 ft
Scratch1 mile
Spring Creek Road2,037 ft
Worlds Greatest217 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    6
More Stats for Abrams Ridge with Itch and Scratch mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    8 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,880 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,880 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,890 ft
  • Grade max
    -37.9%
  • Grade min
    38.4%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,396 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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