2.0 miles
Distance
70 ft
Climb
-661 ft
Descent
00:16:22
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Strand Hill Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Strand Hill Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Brush Creek
    Crested Butte, Colorado
  • Ref Number
    #556
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #4673 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #50301 in Trail Running
    • #26439 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking

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Strand Hill is a highly rated 2 mile popular blue singletrack trail located near Crested Butte Colorado. This mountain bike primary trail can be used downhill primary. On average it takes 16 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Strand Hill mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -590 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,154 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,762 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,760 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,170 ft
  • Grade
    -5.5%
  • Grade max
    -55.7%
  • Grade min
    19.8%
  • Distance climb
    2,530 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    725 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:38:03
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on Sep 13, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4.55 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Strand Hill Trail Reports

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      Sep 13, 2021 @ 2:41pm
      Sep 13, 2021
      Jul 29, 2021 @ 5:47am
      Jul 29, 2021
      Jun 4, 2021 @ 12:28pm
      Jun 4, 2021
      May 31, 2021 @ 7:54am
      May 31, 2021
      At the end of the trail ( not taking " Bonus" ) there is a deep irrigation creek which you cannot go around. I'm 5.8 and it was waist deep.
      May 31, 2021 @ 7:54am
      May 31, 2021
      At the end of the trail ( not taking " Bonus") There is a deep irrigation creek that you cannot go around , I'm 5.8 and it was waist deep...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 165 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 741 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 13, 2020 @ 4:39pm
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      Sep 12, 2019 @ 1:17pm
      Sep 12, 2019
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      Jul 4, 2019 @ 12:26pm
      Jul 4, 2019
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      Jul 4, 2019 @ 12:26pm
      Jul 4, 2019

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Ark530abe (May 14, 2021 at 17:17)
       Such a fun downhill
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      Videos

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      youtuber Stunning, Flowy, Fun! | Mountain Biking Strand...
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      10:42 | 213 | Aug 14, 2018 , Crested Butte
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      291 | Aug 1, 2017 , Crested Butte
      Leaf Peeping | Strand Hill - Crested Butte, CO
      4:06 | 79 | Jun 4, 2020 , Crested Butte
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