7.4 miles
Distance
1,653 ft
Climb
-1,656 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Belcher up, Sawmill over, Longhorn down

Detailed Description
Belchsawhorn is a 7 mile popular intermediate route located near Golden Colorado. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 1,653 ft with a max elevation of 7,485 ft then descends -1,656 ft.
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Trails in Route

Belcher Hill1 mile
Sawmill1,296 ft
Sawmill2,260 ft
Longhorn Access1,857 ft
Lower Longhorn2 miles
Whippletree3,340 ft
Belcher Hill1 mile

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
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More Stats for Belchsawhorn mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    1 hr 9 min
  • Altitude min
    6,147 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,175 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,171 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -46.3%
  • Grade min
    50.9%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,634 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Sawmill
Apr 15, 2024 @ 6:11am
Apr 15, 2024
Whippletree
Apr 13, 2024 @ 3:09am
Apr 13, 2024
Mostly dry but a few wet spots
Belcher Hill
Apr 12, 2024 @ 10:07am
Apr 12, 2024
Lower Longhorn
Apr 12, 2024 @ 7:06am
Apr 12, 2024
Longhorn Access
Apr 8, 2024 @ 8:18am
Apr 8, 2024
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