4 miles
Distance
3,952 ft
Climb
-47 ft
Descent
03:49:29
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of South Mt. Elbert trail Trail

Details

  • Riding area
    Twin Lakes
    Leadville, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
  • 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
  • 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 max
    14,424 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
  • Avg time
    03:49:29
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Status:
on Jun 24, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Jun 24, 2018 @ 4:10pm
Jun 24, 2018
South Mt. Elbert trail

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