Front Range Single Tracks Guide Book

by Tom Barnhart (Fat Tire Press)
Front Range Single Tracks  by Tom Barnhart

100pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0963841947

Describes great single-track trails near Denver & Boulder, CO. Has rides geared for all levels of ability, from flat ones to some that reach for the sky! Concise descriptions with just enough detail, plus map & elevation profile for each.

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Trails from the "Front Range Single Tracks" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 48.
... Preview: This high use, beginner trail is a great after-work ride because of its closeness to the Denver metro area. The numerous trails crisscross, providing you with many different trail options. By mixing ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Evergreen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.2
... Preview: This is a great ride if you don't mind a climb. After you reach the top, you start a fast downhill. Watch out for the switchbacks; some have loose rocks and may be difficult to clean. Terrain: Loose d ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Golden, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.3
... Preview: Another thigh builder, this trail climbs along the old Gregory Wagon Road to Lookout Mountain. I recommend this trail for a quick evening training run. It's rocky in many places and your technical ski ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Golden, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: While many other riders are on the Colorado Trail, you can avoid the crowds and ride this superb trail. On a sunny day in May, we had the trail to ourselves, yet the Colorado Trailhead parking areas w ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Pine, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16
... Preview: Idaho Springs may not conjure up great single track rides, but a few are there if you are willing to look. Don't be surprised if you own this trail. Watch out for the occasional mine shaft. The last p ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Idaho Springs, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.2
... Preview: Ah, the joys of climbing. What a great view from the top of Bergen Peak. What a pain to get there. The long steady climbing on this trail is easy; the trail is smooth and wide, with just a few rocks i ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Evergreen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.3
... Preview: Although short in distance, this trail has a fair amount of climbing on narrow single track. Try two or more laps if you want to get more miles in, or ride to it from Boulder to get a really good work ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Boulder, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.9
... Preview: The challenging Buchanan Pass Trail has been recently closed to us mountain bikers, but a good ride can still be had using the forest road on the south side of Middle St. Vrain creek. The trail starts ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Ward, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.4
... Preview: This new trail provides access to the Buffalo Creek trail system. The climb from Pine Valley Ranch is steep, often on loose gravel or sand. Good rubber is required. But once reaching the Skipper Trail ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Pine, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: This Buffalo Creek ride is a good test of one's abilities, with its 20 miles of sweet single track and 2,700 feet in elevation gain. This ride cobbles together a series of different trails in a figure ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Pine, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 20.2
... Preview: Decisions, decisions, decisions with this ride. Do you just climb to the ridge? Or continue down to the Hall Valley then back up? Or do you take roads back to the start? Whichever option you decide, d ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Grant, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.6
... Preview: This ride has gotten more difficult due to the Buffalo Creek fire turning the trail surface into gravel in spots. Still, this ride is a fairly easy introductory ride with no steep climbs or technical ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Pine, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.5
... Preview: This easy trail is a great way to introduce a novice mountain biker to the fun of single track trails. It is also one of the few year-round rides, often rideable in the dead of winter when other trail ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Denver, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: The Chimney Gulch Trail was relocated in 1996 and now makes the ascent up Lookout Mountain easier and entirely on single track trail. This lesser known tail is typical of many rides next to the foot ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Golden, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: This ride is so well known and heavily ridden, that I almost didn't include it in the book. Why include it? It may be the classic ride in the Pike National Forest. Don't be alarmed by the relatively h ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Pine, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 17.8
... Preview: This ride follows the Colorado Trail out of Waterton Canyon to its high point above the South Platte River. This ride may be the best conditioning ride along the Front Range because of the long, exten ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Conifer, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 25.3
... Preview: This popular ride twists and curves along the Colorado Trail and other biker friendly trails in the Pike National Forest. The descent to Buffalo Creek is a fast, thrilling and curvy ride on fairly smo ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Pine, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15.1
... Preview: This is a great ride if you live in Boulder and worth the drive if you live elsewhere. It can be a good late or early season ride since few trees shade the trail. Although rated easy, the climb from M ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Boulder, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.8
... Preview: This heavily used local favorite is often rideable year round and affords you with several challenging ride options and great views of the hogback and Red Rocks Park. The Dakota Ridge Trail is technic ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Morrison, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.5
... Preview: One of the newer Jeffco Open Space additions, this park limits mountain bikers to certain trails only- but they are the best ones. The Plymouth Creek Trail has a killer climb in the middle then modera ... From the guidebook "Front Range Single Tracks"
Morrison, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.5

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