Home Sign in with Facebook
or Login with Email


Son of Middle Creek

Consensus:    (details)
 3.7 from 6 votes
  Intermediate from 1 vote
Your Opinion:
Rating: -none- change
Rank: #19 in Vail and Eagle
#357 in Colorado
#2,795 Overall
Trail near
“A nice singletrack through pine and aspen forests”
Nick Wilder on Oct 10, 2012
Getting There     GPX File     Print
2.1 Miles 397’ Ascent 9,677’ High 6.9% Avg Grade
Singletrack Type -359’ Descent 9,397’ Low 10.4% Max Grade
Closed May 1 - June 15
Great views of Vail through a pretty nice aspen forest, though not the most pristine in the area. Lots of loop possibilites with the North Trail (East) and Red Sandstone Rd. See the ride called Red Sandstone Rd to Son of Middle Creek.

Usually done as a descent, but totally climbable.
View in 3D
Smith - Archive T-Shirt - Short-Sleeve - M...
25% off
at Competitive Cyclist
Icebreaker - Quantum Cap - Men's
20% off
at Competitive Cyclist
Pearl Izumi - Womens Sugar Short
27% off
at Jenson USA
Kinetic - Riser Ring
14% off
at Jenson USA
Mavic - Espoir Glove - Men's
55% off
at Backcountry
Fox Racing - FOX Men's Aircool Tech Bike J...
20% off
at EMS
Rockshox - Pike Spring Kit
13% off
at Jenson USA
Etxeondo - Konbi Jersey - Short-Sleeve - M...
20% off
at Competitive Cyclist
Hincapie Sportswear - Performer Women's Sh...
40% off
at Competitive Cyclist
Shimano - PD-M540 SPD Pedals
35% off
at Backcountry
Castelli - S. Rosso Corsa Gloves - Men's
20% off
at Competitive Cyclist
Poc - Index DH Gloves - Men's
40% off
at Competitive Cyclist
MTB Project scours dozens of stores to
bring you the best bike deals!
Forecasting the weather...
Recent Conditions
Add a Condition Report | View All »
5.0 (5)
A life-changing 485 mile ride on the Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango.
near Columbine Valley, CO
4.7 (3)
A big loop with great scenery and varied riding.
near Avon, CO
4.5 (10)
A grand tour combining amazing alpine scenery with Vail's finest flow trails.
near Red Cliff, CO

Your To-Do List: Not on it   Add it! | Your Full List »
Your Check-Ins:
Add a New Check-In | View All »

Share This Page
Improve This Page
Add Photo or Map Symbol
Edit Description or GPS track

PHOTOS of Son of Middle Creek
 4.0 from 1 vote
The nearly ever-present view of Mt of the Holy Cross (Vail, CO)
 4.0 from 1 vote
View of the Lionshead part of Vail (Vail, CO)
 4.0 from 1 vote
View of Vail Village (Vail, CO)
 3.7 from 3 votes
The scenery keeps riders motivated on the climb up Son of Middle Creek. (Vail, CO)
 3.0 from 1 vote
Amazing light in the aspens. (Vail, CO)
 2.0 from 3 votes
Start of Son of Middle Creek Trail (Vail, CO)
© 2014 Adventure Projects, LLC | Terms | Privacy