20 miles
Distance
3,322 ft
Climb
-3,319 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

The Four Seasons of Horsetooth Mountain Bike Challenge is a grass-roots un-event with no entry fees and no real start times and is ridden on the two solstices and two equinoxes in Horsetooth Mountain Park and Lory State Park.

By being required to complete at least three seasonal stages, we hope it encourages you to come ride if your schedule doesn’t permit on any given stage. The course is designed to offer what we think are the best sections of trail in our backyard. The course should take about 2-3 hours.

Had fun in the autumn? Bring a friend for the winter stage! Don’t own a fancy team kit or 20lb race bike? Neither do we! Come ride for the fun and challenge of completing all four events!

Check out the rules at www.4soh.org.

Local Trail Association
Overland Mountain Bike Club (www.overlandmtb.org)
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Inlet Bay Trail1 miles
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West Valley3 miles
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Timber2 miles

Details

  • Featured
  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • AKA
    4soh
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Four Seasons of Horsetooth mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,432 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,541 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,543 ft
  • Grade
    0.002%
  • Grade max
    -30.101%
  • Grade min
    27.418%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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  • Stairs Stairs
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