Mountain Biking Crested Butte Guide Book

by Bob D'Antonio (Falcon Guides)
Mountain Biking Crested Butte  by Bob D'Antonio

128pp/maps/elevation profiles
ISBN: 0762723181

This guide gives fat-tire enthusiasts the skinny on 28 of the best rides in the Crested Butte and Gunnison, Colorado area. Take your pick from scenic road routes, hot singletracks, lung-popping climbs, and demented downhills. Detailed ride descriptions make it easy to find the trailheads and follow the routes - helping you stay on track with accurate distances keyed to easy-to-read maps and ratings for physical and technical difficulty. This handy pocket-size guide will help you choose a ride that's appropriate for your fitness and skill level.

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Trails from the "Mountain Biking Crested Butte" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 28.
... Preview: This is a great mountain bike ride that uses a portion of Monarch Crest Trail. Agate Creek follows the Monarch Crest Trail for the first 8.0 miles to the Agate Creek Trail. The last part of the ride f ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Poncha Springs, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 35.4
... Preview: A nice paved path that leads up to Mt. Crested Butte and avoids the traffic of Gothic Road. Excellent way to connect with Trail 401 or rides in the Gothic area. Tread: 5.4 miles on a paved path. From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: This is hands-down one of the finest rides in the Crested Butte area. Awesome singletrack, high-alpine views, beautiful aspen forest, spectacular wildflowers, and some very technical riding all add up ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 27.1
... Preview: Another classic Crested Butte ride. Lots of variety on this excellent excursion up and around the cone-shaped Strand Hill. Expect tight singletrack cruising, a steep technical downhill, and fast doubl ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.4
... Preview: This classic adventure is one of the best mountain bike rides in the Crested Butte area. Hands down! This ride has it all. Steep uphills, long sections of awesome singletrack, beautiful wildflowers, s ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 20.1
... Preview: A great ride up to beautiful Green Lake. The lake is nestled in a cirque below towering Mt. Axtell (12,055 feet). This is a stiff, uphill climb that will test the uphill skills of most cyclists. The ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.4
... Preview: This ride follows a section of the famous “Rage in the Sage” mountain bike racecourse. Excellent singletrack; short, steep hills; beautiful views; awesome rock formations; and some of the best mountai ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Gunnison, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13
... Preview: Hartman Rocks is one of the finest areas in the State of Colorado for singletrack riding and is the site of the famous “Rage in the Sage” mountain bike race held every year in early June. This area is ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Gunnison, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13.1
... Preview: This is a nice ride up a maintained paved and dirt road to either Irwin Lake or Kebler Pass and Irwin Cemetery. A good ride for the beginning mountain cyclist. Good views of the Anthracite Range all t ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 20.8
... Preview: A great early season ride that has a lot of variety. This ride has excellent singletrack, great views, and wildflowers during the summer months. You can reverse the loop for extra mileage. One of the ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.4
... Preview: This is one of the best mountain bike rides in the United States. Hands down! This ride offers beautiful views, excellent singletrack, awesome downhills, technical terrain, and riding through several ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Poncha Springs, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 35.2
... Preview: A great bike tour that travels up, down, and through some of the most beautiful areas of the West Elk Mountains. Wildflowers, old mining sites, and spectacular scenery are just some of the highlights ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 28.4
... Preview: This is the ride that started it all in the Crested Butte area. Historical and tough, Pearl Pass is not for the faint of lungs, heart, or legs. There are better “pass rides,” but none take you as high ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 38.4
... Preview: This is a great ride with a load of fun riding. The singletrack from Reno Divide is awesome, with a section that cuts through a beautiful aspen forest. The views are spectacular, and once you gain the ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13.7
... Preview: A great bike tour that travels up, down, and through some of the most beautiful parts of the West Elk Mountains. Wildflowers, old mining sites, and spectacular scenery are just some of the highlights ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 38
... Preview: This is a nice ride up to Signal Peak (9,042 feet), using a part of Contour Trail—a great singletrack trail that cuts through beautiful open sage land. The road up to Signal Peak is steep and rutted i ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Gunnison, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11.5
... Preview: The best moderate ride in the Crested Butte area. This ride has awesome singletrack, a great uphill, and a fast downhill on tight, twisting singletrack through a beautiful aspen forest. Do this ride! ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 16.9
... Preview: This is a great mountain adventure; a terrific hill climb to the top of Star Pass and Taylor Pass. Once on top you are rewarded for all the hard work with spectacular views out to the Elk and Collegia ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 40.3
... Preview: One of the best rides in the Crested Butte area. Spectacular singletrack riding with an uphill that will test the legs, lungs, and heart of most cyclists. The downhill back to Brush Creek Road is ligh ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.5
... Preview: A lot of road riding to get to some singletrack, but once you hit the singletrack all that road riding will seem worth it. This ride has one of the finest sections of singletrack in the Crested Butte ... From the guidebook "Mountain Biking Crested Butte"
Crested Butte, CO - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14.1

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