24 miles
Distance
1,160 ft
Climb
-6,733 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Awesome ride off the side of Pikes Peak starting at the Elk Park Trailhead. Crosses over Barr to the Lake Moraine Trail into the North Chyenne Canyon trail complex. Routed to include classic Captian Jacks and Chutes for over 7000' of decending.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for Elk Park to Lake Moraine to Captn Jacks to Chutes mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -5,573 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,240 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,812 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,240 ft
  • Grade
    -4.4%
  • Grade max
    -119.2%
  • Grade min
    31.2%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    18 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Trail Conditions
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
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  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
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  • Cabin Cabin
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  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Elk Park
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 4:33pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      Top to about 3 miles in is nearly unridable. Give yourself lots of time for hike a bike. Keep an eye on blaze markers when crossing the river.
      The Chutes
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 2:03pm
      Nov 16, 2020
      Ridge (SOS)
      Oct 18, 2020 @ 12:53pm
      Oct 18, 2020
      reporter
      Captain Jacks
      Oct 17, 2020 @ 12:55pm
      Oct 17, 2020
      reporter
      Lake Moraine
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 9:22am
      Oct 11, 2020
      great condition if a bit dusty
      more reports »
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