3 miles
Distance
1,343 ft
Climb
-49 ft
Descent
00:19:11
Avg time

Apex Details

  • Riding Area
    Apex Park
    Golden, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #597 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Directional traffic on Odd numbered day. See link and map.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Apex bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,295 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,201 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,496 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,201 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,496 ft
  • Grade
    9.2%
  • Grade max
    -11.51%
  • Grade min
    31.758%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    834 ft
  • Distance flat
    310 ft
  • Avg time
    00:19:11
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:04
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Status:
on Jan 7, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.85 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      Directions to apex-13194 trailhead (39.715800, -105.211390)
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      Apex Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 7, 2019 @ 4:46pm
      Jan 7, 2019
      Still a good bit of snow and ice. Snow offers up grip, up to you how far to push it. Where is the snow and ice is absent, the dirt is primo.
      Dec 25, 2018 @ 8:16pm
      Dec 25, 2018
      Death ice in shadows.
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 1:51pm
      Jul 1, 2018
      Super dry, many people confused by signs and biking every direction. Better signage please.
      Jun 30, 2018 @ 6:42pm
      Jun 30, 2018
      Dry but with a mountain lion sighting below sluicebox intersection.
      Jun 15, 2018 @ 7:55am
      Jun 15, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 1 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 272 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
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      Apex, Golden

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