Chutes & Ladders is a hiking and biking trail in Mesa County, Colorado. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 5,518 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,019 feet.
Chutes & Ladders Professional Reviews and Guides
"Chutes and Ladders is a longtime favorite of Fruita mountain bikers. Recalling the ups and downs of the old childhood board game, Chutes and Ladders offers a technically rolling romp over some of the best slickrock outside Moab, Utah.
The ride offers many short climbs and descents over slickrock and through sand, and delivers one of the smoothest and narrowest sections of singletrack in all Colorado. After negotiating the rocky terrain of the Book Cliffs, the tireless rider is rewarded with a fast and straight singletrack shot through a cow pasture—smooth as butter."
--Stephen Hlawaty, Mountain Biking Colorado (Falcon Guides).
"This trail has some great singletrack riding; one of the better rides in the Book Cliffs area. The fun factor on this ride is very high. The trail traverses along the lower part of the Book Cliffs and follows a wandering line in and out of several dry washes. Do this ride. This trail is located 8 miles north of Fruita. Tread: 6.9 miles on singletrack and 0.2 mile on doubletrack."
--Bob D'Antonio, Mountain Biking Grand Junction and Fruita (Falcon Guides).
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