13.6 miles
Distance
2,283 ft
Climb
-2,265 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Trail Riders 401 trail is Crested Butte's most famous trail for good reason. Lots of intermediate mountain bikers can be found spinning their way up to behold shoulder high flowers, fast single track, and heavenly views of Mount Crested Butte. Take your time, drink lots of water, and bring some sort of camera. It gets an intermediate plus rating due to the steep, but nontechnical climbing involved on 401, especially at the beginning.

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Trail 401 Loop is a 21882 popular intermediate route located near Crested Butte Colorado. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 1 trails. This route climbs 695.9 with a max elevation of 3459.3 then descends -690.4.
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Crested Butte Mountain Bike Association (crestedbuttemountainbike.com)
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  • Primary Activity
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  • Difficulty rating
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  • Bike type
    AM
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Trail 401 Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    18 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,583 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,583 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,603 ft
  • Grade max
    -35.9%
  • Grade min
    50.5%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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youtuber The 401 Trail // MTB For The View
The 401 Trail // MTB For The View
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#MTB2K21 Day 4 - Snodgrass Paradise 401
#MTB2K21 Day 4 - Snodgrass Paradise 401
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Trail 401
Oct 4, 2021 @ 10:10am
Oct 4, 2021
Muddy trail up top that made it barely rideable from Scholfield pass to the high point of the ride. Once the trail reaches the southern exposure, its in great shape
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