1 miles
Distance
448 ft
Climb
-115 ft
Descent
00:15:05
Avg time

Upper Bitterbrush Details

  • Riding Area
    Hall Ranch
    Lyons, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking
    #444 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking

Upper Bitterbrush is a bi-directional trail used to access the Nelson loop at the top of Hall ranch. The climb up is smooth, sustained, and easy. The descent is very fast and fun, mostly smooth with only one or two rocky sections!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Bitterbrush bike trail
  • Altitude change
    333 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,023 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,400 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,067 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,400 ft
  • Grade
    4.525%
  • Grade max
    -34.788%
  • Grade min
    63.767%
  • Distance climb
    4,616 ft
  • Distance down
    1,769 ft
  • Distance flat
    971 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:05
  • Avg reverse time
    00:07:21
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Status:
on Nov 3, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (4 votes)

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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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  • > 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
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • 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
      Directions to upper-bitterbrush trailhead (40.220270, -105.305600)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 271 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,715 rides
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      Mar 25, 2018 @ 8:48am
      Mar 25, 2018
      Upper Bitterbrush, Lyons
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      Mar 25, 2018 @ 8:47am
      Mar 25, 2018
      | 1 comments Upper Bitterbrush, Lyons
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      Dec 8, 2017 @ 1:05pm
      Dec 8, 2017
      Upper Bitterbrush, My City
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      Apr 5, 2017 @ 1:40pm
      Apr 5, 2017
      Upper Bitterbrush, Broomfield

      Routes with this trail

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      Hall Ranch Technical Descent
      12 miles

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