10.4 miles
Distance
1,672 ft
Climb
-1,694 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Great Loop. Steep climbing out of Carter Park and approaching Sally Ford Mine. Descent on Bakers Tank rocky in parts and tricky. Ride is NOT for beginners or children. Must take a little left turn at bottom of Bakers Tank to get to Aspen Alley. Aspen Alley is roller coaster wonderful

Detailed Description
Carter Park-Sally Ford Mine-Bakers Tank Loop is a 10 mile popular intermediate route located near Breckenridge Colorado. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 23 trails. This route climbs 1,672 ft with a max elevation of 11,133 ft then descends -1,694 ft.
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41 Reviews & Comments

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Ellenonsnow (Jul 14, 2022 at 17:45)
Trail Aspen Alley
Great climb on a bike!
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6daysofslay (Aug 30, 2021 at 17:28)
Trail Barney Ford
Kinda tail of two trails, lower section up to the top of the bypass is a flow trail with jumps, up section is a bench cut trail the tips down the mountain.
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6daysofslay (Aug 30, 2021 at 17:28)
Trail Barney Ford
Kinda tail of two trails, lower section up to the top of the bypass is a flow trail with jumps, up section is a bench cut trail the tips down the mountain.
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6daysofslay (Aug 30, 2021 at 17:28)
Trail Barney Ford
Kinda tail of two trails, lower section up to the top of the bypass is a flow trail with jumps, up section is a bench cut trail the tips down the mountain.
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6daysofslay (Aug 30, 2021 at 17:28)
Trail Barney Ford
Kinda tail of two trails, lower section up to the top of the bypass is a flow trail with jumps, up section is a bench cut trail the tips down the mountain.
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Gotriyoga (Aug 13, 2021 at 14:23)
Great climbs in the beginning, well marked trails. Easy to find your way. Aspen alley descent makes this ride all worth it
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guyhay (Jun 9, 2021 at 18:47)
Mostly dry
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guyhay (May 30, 2021 at 12:11)
Still too many patches of snow.
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juanopelaez (Oct 15, 2020 at 16:30)
Trail Aspen Alley
best to go is around 2 o 4 PM. during the week. is really nice going down, short ride.
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alece (Sep 24, 2020 at 10:16)
Trail Aspen Alley
Great flow trail through beautiful trees, but unfortunately verry popular with hikers - passed close to 100 people on one descent so never got to ride the trail as well as it deserves.
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Ruan123 (Aug 23, 2020 at 8:20)
Trail Bakers Tank
Do ride this downhill. Absolutely worth the ride.
For the lazy amongst us, a car can take you up Boreas pass. Park by the HUGE tank (Baker's Tank).
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Ruan123 (Aug 23, 2020 at 8:20)
Trail Bakers Tank
Do ride this downhill. Absolutely worth the ride.
For the lazy amongst us, a car can take you up Boreas pass. Park by the HUGE tank (Baker's Tank).
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heyyaa1324 (Jul 31, 2020 at 6:46)
Took two hours moving time. All of the downhills are XC or multi-purpose trails. Zero jumps or drops so you might consider something else if you want to train downhill or enduro technique.
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ccm1192 (Jul 30, 2020 at 12:30)
Trail Barney Ford
This is generally a downhill trail. While it's technically a 2-way trail, biking up Barney Ford is generally frowned upon unless it's for a competition. The preferred route up is Juniata!! You will get some not great looks climbing BF.
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ccm1192 (Jul 30, 2020 at 12:30)
Trail Barney Ford
This is generally a downhill trail. While it's technically a 2-way trail, biking up Barney Ford is generally frowned upon unless it's for a competition. The preferred route up is Juniata!! You will get some not great looks climbing BF.
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ccm1192 (Jul 30, 2020 at 12:30)
Trail Barney Ford
This is generally a downhill trail. While it's technically a 2-way trail, biking up Barney Ford is generally frowned upon unless it's for a competition. The preferred route up is Juniata!! You will get some not great looks climbing BF.
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ccm1192 (Jul 30, 2020 at 12:30)
Trail Barney Ford
This is generally a downhill trail. While it's technically a 2-way trail, biking up Barney Ford is generally frowned upon unless it's for a competition. The preferred route up is Juniata!! You will get some not great looks climbing BF.
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climb-descend-again (Jul 16, 2020 at 15:23)
Beginning Nightmare on Baldy from the Sally Barber mine, it looks extremely steep and daunting -- especially if you've been climbing a lot already. Once you get past the first 100 feet or so, though, it becomes a shady and not-so-strenuous spin up the mtn to more varied downhill options. Fun trail!
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agoddard (Jul 3, 2020 at 14:07)
Trail Aspen Alley
Short, but one of the highest fun factors in the area. Super fast and flowy with switchbacks and a few jumps. Highly recommended. This trail should be *downhill only.*
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RadCO-MTB (Jun 21, 2019 at 7:00)
Trail Bakers Tank
Please ride this trail downhill! Boreas pass road is a perfect way to get to the top.
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RadCO-MTB (Jun 21, 2019 at 7:00)
Trail Bakers Tank
Please ride this trail downhill! Boreas pass road is a perfect way to get to the top.
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RadCO-MTB (Jun 21, 2019 at 6:56)
Trail Barney Ford
Flow trails are meant to be ridden downhill! Please take Juniata up so people don’t have to stop all the time for Uphill riders!
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RadCO-MTB (Jun 21, 2019 at 6:56)
Trail Barney Ford
Flow trails are meant to be ridden downhill! Please take Juniata up so people don’t have to stop all the time for Uphill riders!
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RadCO-MTB (Jun 21, 2019 at 6:56)
Trail Barney Ford
Flow trails are meant to be ridden downhill! Please take Juniata up so people don’t have to stop all the time for Uphill riders!
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RadCO-MTB (Jun 21, 2019 at 6:56)
Trail Barney Ford
Flow trails are meant to be ridden downhill! Please take Juniata up so people don’t have to stop all the time for Uphill riders!
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RadCO-MTB (Jun 21, 2019 at 6:53)
Trail Aspen Alley
This trail is fun going DOWNHILL! Please change the direction.
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J4m3z420 SCoMBA (Sep 24, 2020 at 18:44)
Trail Aspen Alley
I have it as Downhill primary and showing as such. What are you referring to?
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Dittleton (Apr 8, 2019 at 14:30)
Trail Bakers Tank
This predominantly downhill
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Dittleton (Apr 8, 2019 at 14:30)
Trail Bakers Tank
This predominantly downhill
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spacemanDan (Sep 9, 2018 at 16:13)
Trail Juniata
Agreed.
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spacemanDan (Sep 9, 2018 at 16:13)
Trail Juniata
Agreed.
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dmackyaheard (Aug 13, 2018 at 12:56)
Trail Barney Ford
Great trail up and down! I climbed it on the way to sidedoor, and it has great views and is a manageable climb. I also came back down it, and it flows well and has plenty of jumps to keep your smile going and the stoke high!
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dmackyaheard (Aug 13, 2018 at 12:56)
Trail Barney Ford
Great trail up and down! I climbed it on the way to sidedoor, and it has great views and is a manageable climb. I also came back down it, and it flows well and has plenty of jumps to keep your smile going and the stoke high!
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dmackyaheard (Aug 13, 2018 at 12:56)
Trail Barney Ford
Great trail up and down! I climbed it on the way to sidedoor, and it has great views and is a manageable climb. I also came back down it, and it flows well and has plenty of jumps to keep your smile going and the stoke high!
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dmackyaheard (Aug 13, 2018 at 12:56)
Trail Barney Ford
Great trail up and down! I climbed it on the way to sidedoor, and it has great views and is a manageable climb. I also came back down it, and it flows well and has plenty of jumps to keep your smile going and the stoke high!
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ccm1192 (Jul 30, 2020 at 12:30)
Trail Barney Ford
Please do not climb Barney Ford, especially Flow. There's actually a new climbing trail for lower barney ford.
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ccm1192 (Jul 30, 2020 at 12:30)
Trail Barney Ford
Please do not climb Barney Ford, especially Flow. There's actually a new climbing trail for lower barney ford.
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ccm1192 (Jul 30, 2020 at 12:30)
Trail Barney Ford
Please do not climb Barney Ford, especially Flow. There's actually a new climbing trail for lower barney ford.
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ccm1192 (Jul 30, 2020 at 12:30)
Trail Barney Ford
Please do not climb Barney Ford, especially Flow. There's actually a new climbing trail for lower barney ford.
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WRXChris (Jun 7, 2017 at 20:26)
Trail Juniata
The trail name is actually Juniata.
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WRXChris (Jun 7, 2017 at 20:26)
Trail Juniata
The trail name is actually Juniata.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    5
More Stats for Carter Park-Sally Ford Mine-Bakers Tank Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    9,643 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,667 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,642 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -45%
  • Grade min
    47.2%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,828 ft
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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