19 miles
Distance
3,931 ft
Climb
-3,931 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Park at the Bigelow Trailhead, ride up the road to Secret, 1918, and Sunset trails, before climbing up to the summit and riding Aspen Draw, climb back up to 1918 and Mt Bigelow Road before bombing Bigelow back to your car. Beware high traffic on weekends.

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Trails in Route

Mt Bigelow Road1,775 ft
Secret2,146 ft
19182,283 ft
Sunset1,266 ft
Aspen Draw295 ft
Aspen Draw115 ft
Aspen Draw56 ft
Aspen Draw2 miles
19185,213 ft
Mt Bigelow Road2 miles
Bigelow4,685 ft

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    Double Black Diamond
More Stats for Expert Ride - Lemon Merengue mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    7,402 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,948 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,948 ft
  • Grade max
    -60.625%
  • Grade min
    33.984%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,158 ft
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      A day on aspen
      A day on aspen
      trail: Aspen Draw
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      Aug 1, 2017
      Downed trees cant stop us

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Sunset
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 11:31am
      Dec 16, 2018
      1918
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 11:31am
      Dec 16, 2018
      Some snow, some mud
      Secret
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 11:31am
      Dec 16, 2018
      Aspen Draw
      Dec 15, 2018 @ 7:31pm
      Dec 15, 2018
      Bigelow
      Oct 19, 2018 @ 6:12pm
      Oct 19, 2018
      One tree down blocking trail.
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