45.2 miles
Distance
4,565 ft
Climb
-8,811 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

This route takes the standard Monarch Crest shuttle route but adds more to it by going all the way into Salida instead of Poncha Springs

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Monarch Crest to Salida mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -4,247 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,058 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,305 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,057 ft
  • Grade
    -1.8%
  • Grade max
    -53.2%
  • Grade min
    42%
  • Distance climb
    16 miles
  • Distance down
    26 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Double Rainbow
Sep 25, 2021 @ 8:41am
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Silver Creek
Aug 28, 2021 @ 8:29am
Aug 28, 2021
Monarch Crest Trail
Jul 18, 2021 @ 8:14am
Jul 18, 2021
Rainbow
Jul 11, 2021 @ 7:40am
Jul 11, 2021
Marshall Rd Connector
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Jul 11, 2021
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