4,559 ft
Distance
563 ft
Climb
-29 ft
Descent
00:13:28
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lower Blue Ribbon Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Lower Blue Ribbon Details

  • Riding Area
    Red Hill Recreation Area
    Carbondale, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Global Ranking
    #54718 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

Brutal climb with difficult rocks to negotiate. Some of the rock slabs are off camber but provide great grip to test your climbing skills. Really fun downhill with multiple little drops at speed. Watch for hikers.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Lower Blue Ribbon bike trail
  • Altitude change
    534 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,260 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,795 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,260 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,795 ft
  • Grade
    11.72%
  • Grade max
    -12.383%
  • Grade min
    35.479%
  • Distance climb
    3,873 ft
  • Distance down
    545 ft
  • Distance flat
    141 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:28
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Status:
on Jun 8, 2018
Very Dry
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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%
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Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • 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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      Lower Blue Ribbon Trail Reports

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      Jun 8, 2018 @ 4:45pm
      Jun 8, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 22 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 221 rides
      •  

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      Lower Blue Ribbon, Carbondale
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      Sep 3, 2017 @ 11:38am
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      Lower Blue Ribbon, Carbondale
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      Sep 3, 2017 @ 11:38am
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      Lower Blue Ribbon, Carbondale
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      Sep 3, 2017 @ 11:38am
      Sep 3, 2017
      Lower Blue Ribbon, Carbondale

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag jsnswt (May 13, 2018 at 17:34)
       super fun techy trail!
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