Mountain Biking Aspen Guide Book

by Bob D'Antonio (Falcon Guides)
Mountain Biking Aspen  by Bob D'Antonio

137pp/maps/charts
ISBN: 1560447397

This handy pocket-size guidebook gives fat-tire enthusiasts 38 of the best rides in Colorado's Aspen and Roaring Fork Valley area, from the spectacular aspen forest along the Sunnyside Trail to dramatic views of the Collegiate Peaks Range. Take your pick from scenic road routes, hot singletracks, lung-popping climbs, and demented downhills. Detailed descriptions and maps make it easy to find the trailheads and follow the routes.

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Trails from the "Mountain Biking Aspen" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 38.
... Preview: Highlights: A great introduction to the wonderful riding on and around Basalt Mountain. The singletrack riding is superb and ranks as some of the best in the Roaring Fork Valley. The hill climb up t ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
El Jebel, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.8
... Preview: Highlights: A challenging ride even for expert cyclists, with a variety of trail surfaces and superb singletrack that is steep and technical on the uphill and fast downhill. Spectacular colors in earl ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
El Jebel, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14.6
... Preview: Highlights include a good long ride on a variety of surfaces, featuring a hair-raising singletrack descent with great views to the city and Glenwood Canyon. Hazards include car and four-wheel traff ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Glenwood Springs, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 19.5
... Preview: Highlights include a challenging climb with panoramic views once atop Lookout Mountain; fun downhill back to the trailhead. Hazards include car and four-wheel-vehicle traffic on the roads, and hike ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Glenwood Springs, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: Highlights: A great hill climb that leads to a number of other Forest Service roads and trails, with roadside wildflowers in summer and colorful aspen in fall. Tread: Hard-packed dirt roads. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Aspen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Highlights: A wonderful adventure for the whole family with several places to stop and enjoy the scenery; the eastern end of the path is less crowded and more peaceful. Tread: Entire ride is on a pav ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Glenwood Springs, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 30
... Preview: Highlights: The most famous singletrack ride in the Aspen area, featuring a 7-mile stretch of excellent singletrack across the aspen-covered slopes of Snowmass and Buttermilk Ski Areas. Dropping a car ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Aspen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 19.6
... Preview: Highlights: An excellent ride, often overlooked for the more popular Government Trail East. Great singletrack riding, challenging hills, alpine flowers in the summer months, and brilliantly colored as ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Aspen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.1
... Preview: Highlights: A fantastic, highly scenic ride with awesome singletrack, summer wildflowers, and spectacular fall foliage. Tread: 5.0 miles on singletrack and 3.8 miles on double-track. Access from the ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Carbondale, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.8
... Preview: Highlights: A great ride with a lot of variety and access to miles of biking trails. There is a great singletrack section and a fun, fast downhill back to town. Tread: 2.6 miles on singletrack; 3.0 m ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Aspen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.6
... Preview: Highlights: An amazing, rugged mountain ride that gains almost 2,000 feet in a 4-mile climb; beautiful Lake Ridge Lakes offer opportunities to view wildlife and fish for cutthroat trout; stunning earl ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Carbondale, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 19.4
... Preview: Highlights: A sensational alpine mountain bike adventure on four-wheel-drive roads featuring magnificent scenery— bring a camera and lots of film. Tread: Doubletrack and rough jeep roads. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Carbondale, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16.1
... Preview: Highlights: A great singletrack climb, with opportunities to explore the old mining town of Lendo and to hook up with other trails for a longer ride. Tread is all singletrack. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Aspen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: This is a steep, lung-busting hill climb with incredible views to Snowmass Ski Area, Capitol Peak, and Mount Sopris, with a fun singletrack section near the end of the ride. The descent off Light Hill ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Aspen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.6
... Preview: Highlights: Nice beginner’s ride along Lincoln Creek to Grizzly Reservoir; great views of Truro, Larson, and Grizzly Peaks; opportunities to soak in the river. Tread is double track. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Aspen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12.2
... Preview: This is a great ride to the Aspen Mountain sun deck, and the most convenient and least strenuous way to reach the Richmond Ridge or the top of Aspen Mountain. Expect spectacular views up Castle Valley ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Aspen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.2
... Preview: Highlights: Great uphill workout. Another way to reach Richmond Hill and the sun deck. Tread is rough doubletrack. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Aspen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.2
... Preview: Highlights: The original, big-daddy, high-alpine ride in the Aspen area, with spectacular views of the Sawatch Range to the north and the San Juan Mountains a hundred miles to the south. Tread: An ex ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Aspen, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.4
... Preview: Highlights: A great ride and a real challenge for the expert mountain cyclist. Features beautiful scenery and great views. Tread: 8.2 miles on singletrack, 0.8 mile on doubletrack. From the intersec ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Carbondale, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9
... Preview: Highlights: A great novice ride with varying terrain, short hills, and no real technical difficulty; access to other riding trails; one of the first rides to dry out in spring. Tread: 1.1 miles on si ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Aspen"
Carbondale, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14

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