4,722 ft
Distance
83 ft
Climb
-226 ft
Descent
00:09:52
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Upper Blue Ribbon Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Upper Blue Ribbon Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Red Hill Recreation Area
    Carbondale, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #58864 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking

This has replaced the Skeeters Ridge trail that used to go straight up to Mushroom Rock. This trail winds around the bottom and is very easy until it pitches up and offers a few tricky rock sections, but mostly pretty easy

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Blue Ribbon mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -143 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,828 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,009 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,005 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,862 ft
  • Grade
    -3.022%
  • Grade max
    -21.741%
  • Grade min
    11.886%
  • Distance climb
    1,256 ft
  • Distance down
    2,862 ft
  • Distance flat
    604 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:52
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:49
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Status:
on Apr 8, 2020
Dry
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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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Upper Blue Ribbon Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 8, 2020 @ 2:53pm
      Apr 8, 2020
      Dry.
      Jun 20, 2019 @ 8:40pm
      Jun 20, 2019
      Rideable, hero dirt, but not so wet you leave tracks.
      May 11, 2019 @ 6:33pm
      May 11, 2019
      Hero dirt!
      Apr 19, 2019 @ 12:17pm
      Apr 19, 2019
      Feb 23, 2019 @ 1:01pm
      Feb 23, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 63 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 112 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      33 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 11:02am
      Sep 3, 2017
      28 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 11:02am
      Sep 3, 2017

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