Monarch Crest Trail Topo Map

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Epic is the only word for it. The Monarch Crest Trail is considered the premier mountain bike ride in the entire 14ers Region. Touted by Bicycle Magazine as one of the top five rides in the United States, the trail covers roughly 40 miles of descending singletrack over tundra-like terrain, across talus fields, through old-growth forests and high plains desert. This ride is one not to be missed, an impressive addition to anyone's mountain biking resume. Monarch Crest Trail descends an Odyssean 3,500 feet, from high atop Monarch Pass (11,312 feet) to the ride’s lowest point at U.S. Highway 285. The trail leads around Mount Peck and reaches its highest point at 12,145 feet. As you near Mount Peck, three distinct peaks come into view: Mount Ouray (13,971 feet); Chipeta Mountain (12,050 feet); and Pahlone Peak(12,667 feet). Terrain: Singletrack, 4WD Road, improved dirt road, and highway. The terrain includes mountaintop granite and quartz, tundra, talus fields, dark forest, and high plains desert.
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Salida, Colorado

Get Monarch Crest Trail Topo maps on One of Colorado's best camping sites, Monarch Crest Trail is located near Salida, CO. Trails' printable online topo maps offer shaded and un-shaded reliefs, and aerial photos too! Use topographic map functionality to find elevation, print high resolution maps, save a PNG, or just learn the topography around Monarch Crest Trail. You can also get free latitude and longitude coordinates from the topographical map and set your GPS. Subscribers with access to our maps can download or print any topo, and cover more terrain when you map your Monarch Crest Trail route ahead of time.

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Mar 2018