22.6 miles
Distance
3,854 ft
Climb
-4,675 ft
Descent
1 mile
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Front Range Chimney Gulch, Enchanted Forest, Green Mountain loop

Detailed Description
Front Range Loop is a 23 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Golden Colorado. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 35 trails. This route climbs 3,854 ft with a max elevation of 7,545 ft then descends -4,675 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
More Stats for Front Range Loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    4 hr 49 min
  • Altitude change
    -822 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,908 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,887 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,066 ft
  • Grade
    -0.7%
  • Grade max
    -76.7%
  • Grade min
    309.1%
  • Distance climb
    10 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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