5.4 miles
Distance
70 ft
Climb
-943 ft
Descent
00:24:03
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Grand Traverse Trail

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    Land Manager

Grand Traverse Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Vail Mountain
    Vail, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #35684 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 35 in E-Biking

Amazing view of the Back Bowls, Holy Cross, and the Sawatch Range. A few ups but mostly down and fun, flowy singletrack.

Bike Park

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Grand Traverse mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -872 ft
  • Altitude min
    10,326 ft
  • Altitude max
    11,201 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,199 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,328 ft
  • Grade
    -3.1%
  • Grade max
    -60%
  • Grade min
    14.8%
  • Distance climb
    3,346 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,238 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:55:58
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Status:
on Sep 2, 2022
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (6 votes)
Your vote: 0

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Grand Traverse Trail Reports

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      Sep 2, 2022 @ 7:43am
      Sep 2, 2022
      reporter Closed from Eagle's Nest all the way to Windows Road Access for lift operation/installation. Open from Windows Road Access to Two Elk
      Jul 21, 2022 @ 6:44am
      Jul 21, 2022
      reporter Open from Eagle's Nest to Cougar Ridge. CLOSED to the East to Windows Road Access Point for new lift construction
      Jul 11, 2022 @ 6:37am
      Jul 11, 2022
      reporter Closed Monday, July 11 and Tuesday, July 12 for lift construction operation
      Jun 30, 2022 @ 2:02pm
      Jun 30, 2022
      reporter Grand Traverse from Eagle's Nest to Cougar Ridge will be OPEN with the exception of a handful of specific days when lift towers are being...
      Jun 21, 2022 @ 4:12pm
      Jun 21, 2022
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 6 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      All
      • 307 rides
      • Last: Sep 24, 2022

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      35 |
      Sep 30, 2021 @ 5:29pm
      Sep 30, 2021
      56 |
      Aug 6, 2019 @ 11:34am
      Aug 6, 2019
      51 |
      Aug 6, 2019 @ 11:30am
      Aug 6, 2019
      47 |
      Aug 6, 2019 @ 11:24am
      Aug 6, 2019

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      FerK2000 (Jun 30, 2022 at 15:07)
      In good condition from the top of Mid Vail Escape to Eagles Nest.
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