5 miles
Distance
1,103 ft
Climb
-892 ft
Descent
01:12:54
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lake Moraine Trail

Lake Moraine Details

  • Riding Area
    Pike's Peak
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • AKA
    Missing Link
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking
    #14216 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    City of Colorado Springs

Old trail that has been made official. It used to be called "The Missing Link", but is now officially The Lake Moraine Trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lake Moraine bike trail
  • Altitude change
    211 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,619 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,313 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,090 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,301 ft
  • Grade
    0.885%
  • Grade max
    -30.894%
  • Grade min
    44.58%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,463 ft
  • Avg time
    01:12:54
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Status:
on Sep 15, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 4.65 (3 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • 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
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      Lake Moraine Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 17 rides
      • 30 miles avg distance
      All
      • 23 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 12, 2018 @ 3:37pm
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      Sep 12, 2018 @ 3:37pm
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      Lake Moraine, Colorado Springs
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      Sep 12, 2018 @ 3:36pm
      Sep 12, 2018
      Lake Moraine, Colorado Springs
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      Sep 12, 2018 @ 3:36pm
      Sep 12, 2018
      Lake Moraine, Colorado Springs

      Routes with this trail

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      Pike's Peak and Cheyenne Mountain Route
      62 miles

      6 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag mtbyetico (May 18, 2017 at 9:12)
       Anyone know if this trail is open? Or what is going on with it?
      [Reply]
      • + 2
      flag JessePo Plus MWTA (Sep 1, 2018 at 11:22)
       It's open!
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag camelkicker (May 22, 2017 at 20:41)
       I have heard it is complete but can't find anyone to confirm it.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag scottywastaken (Sep 13, 2017 at 8:56)
       I rode it late August 2017. The trail is clearly marked but it is not finished being cut. It makes for an epic #shuttle connecting Deer Park and Jones Park trails.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag aaronc88 (Aug 4, 2018 at 10:47)
       Should be open September 2018. Please stay off till it is officially open.
      [Reply]
      • + 4
      flag gthomps71 (Aug 28, 2018 at 11:28)
       Med Wheel announced via Facebook that Lake Moraine is open!
      [Reply]

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