4,139 ft
Distance
171 ft
Climb
-96 ft
Descent
00:10:32
Avg time

Gopher Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April-November
  • Global Ranking

Don't want to be on Rusty anymore? Take Gopher as a distraction. A technical climb in bother directions.

Mind your chain ring. Wink

Trail can be exited half way at the Rusty/Eagle/Boneyard area if desired. Cattle trails leading to each and the trailheads are visible.

Access Info

Coming from Sidewinder/Rusty parking : At the big rock rolldown off Sidewinder onto Rusty, there is a large log down. Through that is Gopher.
Climbing Rusty from the South you may happen to see the Gopher right hand (east) turn that punches you up onto a rock ledge.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Gopher mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    75 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,163 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,257 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,163 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,238 ft
  • Grade
    1.805%
  • Grade max
    -14.501%
  • Grade min
    22.402%
  • Distance climb
    2,383 ft
  • Distance down
    1,592 ft
  • Distance flat
    165 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:29
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Gopher Trail Reports

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May 1, 2017 @ 8:00pm
May 1, 2017
Apr 18, 2017 @ 8:19pm
Apr 18, 2017
reporter Snow gone git sum!
Apr 16, 2017 @ 7:46pm
Apr 16, 2017
Still covered in snow
Apr 16, 2017 @ 7:44pm
Apr 16, 2017
Still has snow
Mar 19, 2017 @ 7:39pm
Mar 19, 2017
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Intermediate route (LLD)
7.6 miles

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