527 miles
Distance
83,381 ft
Climb
-81,861 ft
Descent
3 miles
High Point

This is the full Colorado Trail bikepacking route with wilderness detours.

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Trails in Route

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for Colorado Trail with Wilderness Detours mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    1,520 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,489 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,492 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,012 ft
  • Grade
    0.055%
  • Grade max
    -55.92%
  • Grade min
    68.744%
  • Distance climb
    265 miles
  • Distance down
    250 miles
  • Distance flat
    11 miles
Avg: 4 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 90%
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Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Primary
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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
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Trail Difficulties
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  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • Parking Parking
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      CT (Seg 3)
      Jan 6, 2019 @ 9:11am
      Jan 6, 2019
      CT (Seg 1)
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 2:49pm
      Nov 24, 2018
      Rode to the first peak and encountered a lot of icy sections mixed with snowpack.
      CT (Seg 2)
      Apr 29, 2018 @ 2:08pm
      Apr 29, 2018
      The pine floor areas are in good shape still.
      CT Road (Seg 2)
      Jun 15, 2017 @ 8:00am
      Jun 15, 2017
      South Platte Canyon Road
      Mar 23, 2017 @ 8:43pm
      Mar 23, 2017
      Dry. Little bits of life returning to the brush.
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