14.2 miles
2,851 ft
-4,430 ft
2 miles
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Bard Creek is a 14 mile moderately popular expert route located near Jones Pass Colorado. This hike primary route. This route includes 2 trails. This route climbs 2,851 ft with a max elevation of 12,038 ft then descends -4,430 ft.
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  • Primary Activity
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    • Mountain Bike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
More Stats for Bard Creek mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -1,579 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,728 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,307 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,727 ft
  • Grade
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  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,067 ft


  1. Walk northeast on CDT - Herman Gulch.
  2. Continue for 300 meters.
  3. Bear right onto Watrous Gulch Trail.
  4. Continue for 2 kilometers.
  5. Turn right onto Bard Creek Trail.
  6. Continue for 21 kilometers.
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Watrous Gulch Trail
Nov 17, 2021 @ 1:31pm
Nov 17, 2021
Lots of single track squeezed into a pretty small area. A lot of fun! Trails r marked but they can be tricky to follow right now because of all the newly fallen leaves. Plenty of skinnies to practice on - both high and low - with the ability to.bypass them if desired. Thanks NEMBA!
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  • By maddy03 & contributors
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