Bowmans Shortcut

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Rank: #7 in the Vail Resort area
#274 in CO, #2,943 Overall
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Trail in the area near Frisco,
“Spectacular scenery & great singletrack make this a great short ride and part of several big rides.”
Nick Wilder on Sep 16, 2012
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4.67.3 milesKilometers 1,150’351 m Ascent 11,703’3,567 m High 9% Avg Grade (5°)
Singletrack Type -1,010’-308 m Descent 10,825’3,299 m Low 27% Max Grade (15°)
Park right at the start of the singletrack, or anywhere on the Shrine Pass road. A 700' climb starts things out, with a few short sections most people will have to hike.

Then cruise along a ridge and open meadows on mostly flat terrain with amazing scenery in all directions.

Turn around or continue on a big adventure to Two Elk Trail or to Vail mountain.
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