22.3 miles
Distance
4,672 ft
Climb
-4,769 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Wheeler Pass, part of the Colorado Trail, then back to town on the Peaks trail. Like the Breck Epic Wheeler stage but without the run down to Frisco and back.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Nordic Ski
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Wheeler Peaks Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    9,614 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,712 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,613 ft
  • Grade
    -0.1%
  • Grade max
    -96.8%
  • Grade min
    70.3%
  • Distance climb
    11 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,419 ft
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Trail Conditions
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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2600 Foot Descent Into Copper: Wheeler Trail |...
2600 Foot Descent Into Copper: Wheeler Trail | Breckenridge, CO
trail: Wheeler
10:51 | 70 | comments: 0 | favs:
Sep 17, 2020
High Alpine Gnar | Wheeler Trail -...
High Alpine Gnar | Wheeler Trail - Breckenridge, CO
trail: Wheeler
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Jun 15, 2020
Peaks Trail and Frisco Bike Park
Peaks Trail and Frisco Bike Park
trail: Peaks
5:47 | 479 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jun 28, 2019

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Peaks
Jun 12, 2021 @ 7:11am
2 days
Two downed trees that you have to pick the bike up for - some puddles along the way. Very fun
Pence Miller
Jun 8, 2021 @ 11:32am
Jun 8, 2021
Colorado Trail (Seg 7.3 - Miners Creek)
Jun 8, 2021 @ 6:28am
Jun 8, 2021
Lower section from top of miner's creek road is clear of snow and trees. Good to ride reporter
Shock Hill
Jun 7, 2021 @ 2:06am
Jun 7, 2021
Burro (Crystal Creek)
May 30, 2021 @ 8:20am
May 30, 2021
Lots of trees down, numerous snow patches reporter
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