43.2 miles
Distance
6,257 ft
Climb
-6,160 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Chimney, Apex, DR, Falcon, LOTB, RR,

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Trails in Route

Lookout Mountain4,941 ft
Hardscrabble1,480 ft
Smelter1 mile
Argos2,612 ft
Red Rocks Trail1,772 ft
Red Rocks2 miles
Village Ride3,153 ft
Dead Man Gulch3,960 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
More Stats for FR EPIC mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    95 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,773 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,776 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,873 ft
  • Grade max
    -75.2%
  • Grade min
    65.7%
  • Distance climb
    19 miles
  • Distance down
    23 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Apex Park | Pick-N-Sledge Trail | Mountain...
Apex Park | Pick-N-Sledge Trail | Mountain Biking in Golden Colorado
trail: Smelter
7:52 | 423 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jan 11, 2019
youtuber Mountain Biking The Grubstake Loop and Pick N...
Mountain Biking The Grubstake Loop and Pick N Sledge, Golden, CO
trail: Smelter
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Jun 25, 2018
Columbine's Mountain Bike Team
Columbine's Mountain Bike Team
2:07 | 89 | comments: 0 | favs: 1
Feb 18, 2017
Thanks to all the riders that helped out in the making of this. First edit ever dawgies

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Argos
Dec 12, 2021 @ 10:57am
Dec 12, 2021
Hardscrabble
Sep 22, 2021 @ 4:04pm
Sep 22, 2021
Smelter
Aug 2, 2021 @ 3:28pm
Aug 2, 2021
Red Rocks Trail
Jul 26, 2021 @ 7:36am
Jul 26, 2021
Red Rocks
Jul 26, 2021 @ 7:36am
Jul 26, 2021
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