4.4 miles
Distance
989 ft
Climb
-74 ft
Descent
00:51:08
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Flash of Gold Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Buffalo Pass
    Steamboat Springs, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Green (3 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3773 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #34510 in Trail Running
    • #40693 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Land Owner

A great way to climb the Buffalo Pass area. Expect mostly smooth singletrack

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Flash of Gold mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    916 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,167 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,113 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,197 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,114 ft
  • Grade
    4%
  • Grade max
    -19.2%
  • Grade min
    31.4%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2,789 ft
  • Distance flat
    3,038 ft
  • Avg time
    00:51:08
  • Avg reverse time
    00:37:15
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on Aug 4, 2023
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Avg: 4.7 (14 votes)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 36 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 172 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,513 rides
      • Last: Jul 21, 2024

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