The Ribbon is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is within Colorado National Monument. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 6,653 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,917 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking.
The Ribbon Professional Reviews and Guides
"This is one of the best advanced rides in the area. The scenery is spectacular and the trail winds through some of the more bizarre landscape you will see here. The uphill section on the main ribbon is mind-boggling. The view on top of The Ribbon is fantastic and offers panoramic views of the Book Cliffs, Colorado National Monument, and Grand Mesa. This trail is located 2 miles southwest of Grand Junction. Tread: 3.6 miles on singletrack; 4.8 miles on doubletrack; and 4.4 miles on paved road."
--Bob D'Antonio, Mountain Biking Grand Junction and Fruita (Falcon Guides).
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