3.2 miles
86 ft
-86 ft
1 mile
High Point

Bring the kiddos Try a mountain bike or trail running event for the first time! This low-stakes and super-fun course will allow mountain bikers and trail runners of all experience levels to enjoy participating in an event. This course uses only green (beginner) trails and has very little elevation gain. Youth as young as 6 years old may enjoy this course, and kids as young as 14 are welcome to race solo. You'll experience the best of lower South Cañon on this beautiful fun. This course leaves from Centennial Park and travels along the Arkansas Riverwalk [/L]trail. At the Eagle Wing Trailhead, you'll enter singletrack on Wagon Trail, leading up through the center of the South Cañon trail system toward Ecology Park. Enjoy a winding, juniper-strewn descent on Mutton Bustin' and return to the park for a beginner-friendly 5K race.

Detailed Description
Great Escape Trail Events 5K Route is a 3 mile popular easy route located near Cañon City Colorado. This mountain bike primary route can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating. This route includes 1 trails. This route climbs 86 ft with a max elevation of 5,402 ft then descends -86 ft.
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Route Sections

1 Out
  • 2 miles distance
  • 79 ft climb
  • -8 ft descent
2 Back
  • 2 miles distance
  • 13 ft climb
  • -78 ft descent

Trails in Route


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    Mountain Bike
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    • Trail Running
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    Both Directions
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More Stats for Great Escape Trail Events 5K Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    5,323 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,323 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,325 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    3,392 ft
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Mutton Bustin'
May 21, 2022 @ 8:04am
May 21, 2022
Heavy, wet snow = mud soon reporter
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