4 miles
Distance
3,952 ft
Climb
-47 ft
Descent
3 miles
High Point

Details

  • Riding area
    Twin Lakes
    Leadville, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • Season
    Jul - Sept
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking

Do you like to hike-a-bike? If the rocky terrain doesn't get you, the elevation will. Plan on extended hike-a-bike on the way up and a long downhill as the reward for bagging the summit of Colorado's highest peak, Mt. Elbert at 14,433'.

Access Info

South Mt. Elbert trailhead near Twin Lakes.

Disclaimer

Lots of hikers, play nice. Check current weather conditions!!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for South Mt. Elbert trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    3,905 ft
  • Altitude min
    10,517 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,517 ft
  • Altitude end
    14,422 ft
  • Grade
    16.577%
  • Grade max
    -45.799%
  • Grade min
    46.778%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    310 ft
  • Distance flat
    160 ft
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