6 miles
Distance
1,897 ft
Climb
-1,562 ft
Descent
01:16:42
Avg time

Walker Ranch Loop Details

  • Riding area
    Boulder Open Space
    Boulder, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking

A ride with some of the more rewarding descents in the area although be prepared to work for them. Walker Ranch is most notable for fast loose descents followed by steep leg and lung busting climbs. Be prepared for a mandatory hike-a-bike section as the trail heads down to South Boulder Creek.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Walker Ranch Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    334 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,426 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,343 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,435 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,770 ft
  • Grade
    0.982%
  • Grade max
    -204.665%
  • Grade min
    104.63%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,335 ft
  • Avg time
    01:16:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:28:39
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Status:
on Jul 19, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (4 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to walker-ranch-loop trailhead (39.941790, -105.314830)
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Walker Ranch Loop Trail Reports

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Jul 19, 2018 @ 6:19am
Jul 19, 2018
May 14, 2018 @ 12:59pm
May 14, 2018
In good shape, very minor erosion from recent storms.
Apr 28, 2018 @ 9:53pm
Apr 28, 2018
All dry and fast!
Apr 19, 2018 @ 6:21am
Apr 19, 2018
All clear! No snow. A bit cold in the late afternoon though
Nov 11, 2017 @ 12:46pm
Nov 11, 2017
Lots of packed slush and melted snow.
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Walker Ranch Loop, Boulder
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Walker Ranch Loop, Boulder
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May 14, 2015 @ 4:17pm
May 14, 2015
Walker Ranch Loop, Lafayette

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