62 miles
Distance
14,803 ft
Climb
-14,789 ft
Descent
3 miles
High Point

Approximately 60 mile loop that summits Pike's Peak. Starts and ends at the Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Six timed sections scattered throughout the loop. Trails as part of the descent include Barr, Pipeline, Trail 672, Kineo Mountain, Captain Jacks, Sesame Canyon, Section 16 and Santa COS.

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Route Sections

1 Timed Section
2 Timed Section
3 Timed Section
4 Timed Section
5 Timed Section
6 Timed Section

Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
More Stats for Pike's Peak and Cheyenne Mountain Route mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,197 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,197 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,211 ft
  • Grade max
    -68.9%
  • Grade min
    929.5%
  • Distance climb
    30 miles
  • Distance down
    30 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
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      Captain Jacks: Mountain Biking in Colorado Springs 2019
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      Sep 10, 2020
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      Jul 28, 2020
      Colorad Springs - Captain Jacks (665)
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      Feb 24, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Captain Jacks
      Oct 17, 2020 @ 12:55pm
      Oct 17, 2020
      reporter
      Buckhorn Cutoff
      Oct 17, 2020 @ 12:55pm
      Oct 17, 2020
      reporter
      Santa COS
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 1:12pm
      Oct 11, 2020
      reporter
      Lake Moraine
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 9:22am
      Oct 11, 2020
      great condition if a bit dusty
      Elk Park
      Oct 11, 2020 @ 9:22am
      Oct 11, 2020
      Top section has some big loose rocks and very loose surface
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