23 miles
Distance
5,270 ft
Climb
-5,271 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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Route Sections

1 Stage 3
2 Stage 4

Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for EWS #5 2015 Big Mountain Enduro - Day 2 mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    9,489 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,490 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,489 ft
  • Grade
    -0.001%
  • Grade max
    -40.261%
  • Grade min
    38.945%
  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    10 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,408 ft
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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