11.4 miles
1,411 ft
-1,409 ft
2 miles
High Point

This route is rated black/advanced for technical features, climbing/descending steepness and way-finding. Start at the Peak to Peak Highway and Magnolia Rd. Look for the singletrack on the north side of Magnolia and hop on Boot. Boot climbs through an open meadow and twists and turns through the forest to Reboot. At this intersection go left (right just takes you to Magnolia Rd). Reboot passes by several neighborhood trails, you'll want to stay right until you hit Reynolds Ranch Road, then go left (down). This next section gets a little tricky, turn right on Blue Dot, then follow the trail to the left, then right, left right to stay on Blue Dot. The trails hook up again if you miss a turn, but you'll want the Trailforks App loaded on your phone so you can check you didn't get completely turned around (there are very few trail signs out here!). There are a couple of trails that look like trails and then just stop, or you can end up down at Barker Reservoir with a steep climb out. Follow Blue Dot around and make a left at the next intersection.

This section of Blue Dot hits the iconic "car wash" section, as well as a steep hike-a-bike to get to the high point of the ride. The wooden bridge is rideable... for some. Keep following Blue Dot until you come to the Yellow Dot/Red Dot intersection. This loop can be ridden in either direction, but right/counterclockwise on Yellow Dot around to Red Dot has the steepest descent and more gentle climb. You'll hit this loop, then make your way back the way you came on Blue Dot. For variety and a great view, take the left onto Blue Dot Connector to Reboot, then a left, left, left to cross Reynold Ranch road and stay on Reboot. Take Reboot back to Boot (staying high and not taking the neighborhood trails to the right) and you'll find yourself back to where you started.

Detailed Description
East Mag Tour is a 11 mile popular expert route located near Nederland Colorado. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 1,411 ft with a max elevation of 8,707 ft then descends -1,409 ft.

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Trails in Route

Blue Dot3 miles
Yellow Dot3,990 ft
Red Dot4,669 ft
Blue Dot Connector902 ft
Reboot1,460 ft
Reboot1 mile
Boot3,169 ft


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    5 hr 49 min
  • Altitude min
    8,412 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,667 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,668 ft
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  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
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    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Aug 11, 2023 @ 10:06am
Aug 11, 2023
Blue Dot
May 8, 2023 @ 9:22am
May 8, 2023
Still some snow patches you will probably have to push through
Yellow Dot
May 8, 2023 @ 9:20am
May 8, 2023
A couple snow patches but otherwise good to go
Red Dot
May 8, 2023 @ 9:19am
May 8, 2023
One downed tree in the trail and a few snow patches (less than 10ft) left. Otherwise riding well
Oct 20, 2021 @ 8:17am
Oct 20, 2021
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