1 miles
Distance
158 ft
Climb
-128 ft
Descent
00:07:53
Avg time

Aspen Alley Details

  • Riding area
    Magnolia
    Nederland, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on trail
    Berm, Jump, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking

This once sandy, cupped out trail has been rerouted to form a much more progressive trail and a much finer singletrack version of its former self. From the Pungy Stick Trail #925 and Whoop-Di-Dos intersection, it heads west all the way to Haul Road where you can connect with Lookout Trail #926. The trail now features alternate lines, as well as a section with big rollers, jumps, and berms. Connect it with other recently reworked trails in the area, like Pungy, Lookout Trail #926, Re-Root #927, and Sugar Magnolia #926 to form a short loop near Nederland that contains about everything a mountain biker could ask for. Or connect it with Hobbit 1 #927, Hobbit 2 #927, and Hobbit 3 #927, or even School Bus #929 to form a longer ride that goes further afield.

This once straight-as-an-arrow shot through the aspens was demolished during logging operations when it was used as a skid road to remove felled trees. The recent rerouting conducted by the Boulder Mountainbike Alliance and Contour Logic fixed this mess and added a whole lot of fun to boot. This new trail represents just part of phase 1 of the Magnolia Non-motorized Trails Project that will see a lot of new trails, rerouting of old broken down trails, and reclamation of some trails as determined by the USFS Boulder Ranger District, so expect to see more good things happening in the area.
Contacts
Local Club: Boulder Mountainbike Alliance

Sep 23, 2018: Corporate Corner: September 2018

Sep 23, 2018: Brute Squad Ends Season With Dakota Five-O

Sep 23, 2018: BMA Helps Cal-Wood Start Mountain Biking Program

Land Manager: USFS - Boulder Ranger District Office

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Aspen Alley mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    30 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,661 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,782 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,661 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,691 ft
  • Grade
    0.554%
  • Grade max
    -18.235%
  • Grade min
    19.687%
  • Distance climb
    2,214 ft
  • Distance down
    1,958 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,012 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:53
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:24
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Status:
on Oct 5, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to aspen-alley-13747 trailhead (39.950252, -105.504456)
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Aspen Alley Trail Reports

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Oct 5, 2018 @ 12:16pm
Oct 5, 2018
Perfect dirt from some recent moisture. Super fun trail.
Aug 18, 2018 @ 9:13am
Aug 18, 2018
Aug 18, 2018 @ 9:09am
Aug 18, 2018
Jun 3, 2018 @ 5:28pm
Jun 3, 2018
Jan 3, 2018 @ 9:20am
Jan 3, 2018
Some ice patches
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