2.4 miles
Distance
2,034 ft
Climb
-37 ft
Descent
02:14:25
Avg time

Ptarmigan Loop Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Mountain Bike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Silverthorne
    , Colorado
  • Ref Number
    #69.1
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T3 Demanding Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed

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Ptarmigan Loop is a 2 mile black diamond singletrack trail located near Silverthorne Colorado. This hike primary trail can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating with a 2,034 ft black diamond climb. On average it takes 2 hours14 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Ptarmigan Loop hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1,997 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,511 ft
  • Altitude max
    11,508 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,511 ft
  • Altitude end
    11,508 ft
  • Grade
    15.814%
  • Grade max
    -14.906%
  • Grade min
    25.657%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    587 ft
  • Distance flat
    167 ft
  • Avg time
    02:14:25
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:04
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Ptarmigan Loop Trail Reports

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      May 28, 2021 @ 1:35pm
      May 28, 2021
      reporter Unknown trail conditions. Please update if ridden.
      Apr 12, 2021 @ 3:27pm
      Apr 12, 2021
      reporter Snow/Mud likely. Please avoid trail use. Please update when ridden closer to June
      Oct 28, 2020 @ 5:01am
      Oct 28, 2020
      reporter Recent snowfall 6in+
      Sep 21, 2020 @ 7:11am
      Sep 21, 2020
      A few trees down at the beginning otherwise all clear.
      Aug 19, 2020 @ 6:51pm
      Aug 19, 2020
      Many trees down. You'll need to dismount at least 6 times.
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      May 20, 2020 @ 12:40pm
      May 20, 2020

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      SnoMike (Jun 25, 2020 at 15:43)
       Dry, with a few downed trees.
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