4,722 ft
Distance
83 ft
Climb
-226 ft
Descent
00:08:11
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Upper Blue Ribbon Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Upper Blue Ribbon Details

  • Riding Area
    Red Hill Recreation Area
    Carbondale, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Global Ranking
    #58864 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 80 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 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
    00:08:11
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Status:
on Jun 8, 2018
Very Dry
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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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  • 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
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
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      Upper Blue Ribbon Trail Reports

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      Jun 8, 2018 @ 4:45pm
      Jun 8, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 15 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 112 rides
      •  

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      Sep 3, 2017 @ 11:02am
      Sep 3, 2017
      Upper Blue Ribbon, Carbondale
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      Sep 3, 2017 @ 11:02am
      Sep 3, 2017
      Upper Blue Ribbon, Carbondale

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