29 miles
Distance
5,540 ft
Climb
-6,359 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point
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The Crested Butte Big Mountain Enduro will encompass 18,000 feet of descending over the course of three days. Expect big days on the bike averaging 21 miles per day, high alpine elevations surpassing 12,500′ and definitely some exploratory hike-a-bike climbs thrown into the mix. The terrain and descents will contain a variety of above-tree line stages, many high speed sections that CB is known for, technical rocky/rooty trails, steep and raw trails that will keep riders on their toes, some classic bench-cut Colorado singletrack, mixed with endless scenery that will leave lasting memories of this rugged mountain paradise. Riders should be prepared with necessary parts, clothing and food, as each day will be deep in the backcountry, with river crossings and mountainous weather that can be threatening at any moment this time of year. This race will be a true test of mental strength, fitness and require a huge sense of adventure to get through all three demanding race days.

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  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    1
More Stats for EWS #5 2015 Big Mountain Enduro - Day 1 mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -819 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,353 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,562 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,742 ft
  • Grade
    -0.528%
  • Grade max
    -42.571%
  • Grade min
    33.452%
  • Distance climb
    16 miles
  • Distance down
    13 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,834 ft
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