15.5 miles
2,158 ft
-2,168 ft
2 miles
High Point

Fun 15.5 mile intermediate loop that travels some of the CO Trail in the Breckenridge area.

Park at the Dredge. Use Galena Gulch Rd and Summit Gulch Rd to access Galena Ditch trail. Cross over the Swan River and take Tiger River Rd down and then right at North Fork Swan Rd. Climb a bit up that road and left on the CO Trail (Muggins Gulch). Stay left at the next two trail intersections, remaining on the CO Trail. After the descent and a couple of switchbacks, left on the next trail intersection, Horseshoe Gulch and then back to the parking area.

Detailed Description
Galena Ditch to CO Trail 15.5 mile loop is a 16 mile popular intermediate route located near Breckenridge Colorado. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 10 trails. This route climbs 2,158 ft with a max elevation of 11,163 ft then descends -2,168 ft.
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  • Riding area
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    Mountain Bike
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    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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More Stats for Galena Ditch to CO Trail 15.5 mile loop mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 24 min
  • Altitude min
    9,407 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,425 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,416 ft
  • Grade
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  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 5 (4 votes)
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

CDT CT - Muggins Gulch
Jun 17, 2024 @ 3:50pm
1 day
Muggins is gtg from West Ridge down.
CDT CT - Horseshoe Gulch
Jun 5, 2024 @ 10:50am
Jun 5, 2024
Several snow patches towards the top, has been dug out for summit race series. Some muddy sections where runoff is following trail. Dry on the bottom half. reporter
Horseshoe Gulch
Jun 5, 2024 @ 10:43am
Jun 5, 2024
One runoff creek crossing halfway to Blair Witch, otherwise dry reporter
Tiger Road Connector
May 19, 2024 @ 1:14pm
May 19, 2024
rideable, but snow packed beyond
Summit Gulch Rd
May 15, 2024 @ 2:32pm
May 15, 2024
Unknown conditions. Please update if ridden. Do not ride muddy trails. reporter
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  • By RedRocket204 & contributors
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