10.1 miles
Distance
2,199 ft
Climb
-2,197 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Start at the Meadow Mountain parking lot, climb line shack, descend Whiskey Creek to Everkrisp trail and back to Minturn.

Detailed Description
Whiskey Creek & Everkrisp from Meadow Mountain is a 10 mile popular expert route located near Minturn Colorado. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 2,199 ft with a max elevation of 9,751 ft then descends -2,197 ft.
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11 Reviews & Comments

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groomanji (Jun 9, 2022 at 10:47)
Whiskey Creek now has a seasonal closure from December 1 to June 20 for the deer and elk habitat
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hi-dr-nick Reporter (Oct 5, 2021 at 11:52)
Trail Everkrisp
This trail is actually pretty rad, surprised with how Vail valley trail crew has been neutering other trails.
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hi-dr-nick Reporter (Oct 5, 2021 at 10:29)
Have zero clue why they rerouted around the great shaded natural singletrack on the top section into the open exposed field with garbage newschool turny BS. Stop sanitizing everything.
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antmarge (Nov 27, 2020 at 14:51)
Trail Everkrisp
Closed for the season
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Snowfall (Jun 26, 2020 at 17:59)
Moo
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Rbachanas (Sep 7, 2019 at 17:12)
First CO ride ok trail nice views, park at Brewery next
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dontmindwhathappens (Jul 20, 2019 at 19:51)
Now open to bikes with the addition of the Everkrisp trail from Eagle-Vail to Minturn.
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BCTaylor (Jul 8, 2019 at 13:15)
Trail Everkrisp
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esaeger1 VVMTA (Oct 26, 2018 at 21:20)
The USFS 2011 Travel Management Plan closed this trail to bikes due to it crossing Colorado State Land Trust property towards the bottom which does not allow recreation. The VVMBA has been working since then to build and open the Everkrisp Trail which would allow bikers egress from a Whiskey Creek without entering CO Stale Lamd Trust Property. With much effort, the Everkrisp Trail was approved in late 2017 and construction began in July 2018. Everkrisp is not open yet but will be in early July 2019 which in turn will open Whiskey Creek (one of/if not the best down in the Valley) to open to bikes again legally.
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westmonkey (Jul 5, 2018 at 9:07)
Evidently this trail is now closed to bikes
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Kuttermax (May 31, 2018 at 16:37)
This trail is a great way to descend after climbing up Line Shack. I last road it a few years back and the only issue is that there were some trees that were too close together to make it through with 740 mm or wider bars. Notches were left on both sides of the trees from riders that tried.
If anyone road this recently, it would be great to hear if the trail is still open and in rideable condition.
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    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Ridelogs
    227
More Stats for Whiskey Creek & Everkrisp from Meadow Mountain mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,740 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,740 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,740 ft
  • Grade max
    -67.4%
  • Grade min
    40.2%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,976 ft
Avg: 3.3 (7 votes)

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Everkrisp
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