7 miles
Distance
1,322 ft
Climb
-1,227 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

There are a couple ways to ride Green Canyon, but this is my favorite winter fatbike ride. The dirt road is open in the summer, but gated and graded for XC Skiing in the winter. If you really like to spin up singletrack on your fatbike then you can take the single track up and ride it down. I prefer to get warmed up and have a nice easy spin up the road. The road is usually heavily packed, there are no soft sections and it gets me to the DH sooner. The road will typically have fairly heavy ski traffic but the grade is so low everyone is moving slow.

The DH in Green Canyon is really flowy in both summer and winter. In winter there are a few rocky switch backs that are totally buff in the winter and you will find it easier to ride in the winter. There will also be some softer sections especially as you near the top where not as many snow shoe hikers pack it down. The bottom half is packed and fast.

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Trails in Route

Green Canyon5 miles

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    63
More Stats for Fat Green Canyon mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,150 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,150 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,244 ft
  • Grade
    0.251%
  • Grade max
    -20.786%
  • Grade min
    40.465%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,882 ft
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  • Snow Packed
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      Green Canyon POV
      Green Canyon POV
      9:42 | 268 | comments: 0 | favs: 2
      Mar 9, 2015
      Riding Down Green Canyon
      Green Canyon Singletrack
      Green Canyon Singletrack
      2:11 | 237 | comments: 2 | favs: 2
      Aug 3, 2010
      Dave showing us how much fun Green Canyon is. Filming by big brother.

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Green Canyon
      Nov 10, 2018 @ 2:28pm
      Nov 10, 2018
      Light snow and some mud.
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