16 miles
Distance
2,975 ft
Climb
-2,975 ft
Descent
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.

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flag dhowesr (Aug 4, 2019 at 15:10)
 Recommend by bike shop in Breckinridge.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    66
More Stats for Galena Ditch to CO Trail 15.5 mile loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    9,401 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,424 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,424 ft
  • Grade max
    -56.628%
  • Grade min
    40.208%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,051 ft
Avg: 5 (3 votes)
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      West Ridge - Breckenridge, CO
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      Colorado Trail (Seg 6.3 - Muggins Gulch)
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 5:33am
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      North Fork Swan Road
      Jul 25, 2020 @ 8:24am
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      Jul 24, 2020 @ 11:15am
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      Jul 18, 2020 @ 7:05am
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