Whiskey Creek

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  4.0 from 4 votes
blue  Intermediate from 3 votes
Rank: #5 in the White River National Forest area
#328 in CO, #3,113 Overall
Views: 1,853. Last 30 days: 140
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Aug 17 Yellow - Dry, Fallen Trees - Beware the fa...
Trail in the area near Minturn,
“Fast and Fun! A short trail through an awesome aspen forest.”
Nick Wilder on Sep 10, 2012
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3.96.2 milesKilometers 3’1 m Ascent 9,747’2,971 m High 10% Avg Grade (6°)
Singletrack Type -2,076’-633 m Descent 7,674’2,339 m Low 22% Max Grade (12°)
Amazing views and great singletrack descent through a large, mature aspen forest.

It's a great trail, but there's a short junky section (a badly eroded, straight downhill mess of loose rock) right at the bottom before you hit the highway culvert.

The loop with Line Shack makes a great half-day ride.
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An epic ride with spectacular singletrack, scenery, and a 4,600' descent.
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PHOTOS of Whiskey Creek
  4.5 from 2 votes
Looking northeast just a few yards from the line shack. (Minturn, CO)
  4.0 from 3 votes
Fabulous aspen section. (Minturn, CO)
  4.0 from 2 votes
Amazing aspen grove descent (Minturn, CO)
  4.0 from 2 votes
Looking back at the Gore Range from near the line shack. (Minturn, CO)
  4.0 from 2 votes
Miles of this. Awesome. (Minturn, CO)
  3.3 from 3 votes
Eastern views of the amazingly striped hillsides above Minturn (Minturn, CO)
  3.0 from 1 vote
A bit more meadow as you leave the aspens near the bottom of the trail. (Minturn, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
View from cabin at top of climb. Looking toward Beaver Creek ski area. (Minturn, CO)
  2.0 from 2 votes
Looking south and approaching the junction with the main Whiskey Creek T... (Minturn, CO)
  2.0 from 1 vote
Front door of the Line Shack, and the top of your climb! (Minturn, CO)
  2.0 from 1 vote
Arriving at the top of the climb. (Minturn, CO)