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Mayhem Gulch Trail

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  3.8 from 4 votes
greenBlue  Easy/Intermediate from 3 votes
Rank: #2 in the Centennial Cone Park area
#644 in CO, #6,837 Overall
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May 4 Green - Mostly Dry
Trail in the area near Idaho Springs,
“Moderate climb and a great descent”
Nick Wilder on Nov 10, 2012
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2.54.0 milesKilometers 713’217 m Ascent 7,501’2,286 m High 6% Avg Grade (3°)
Singletrack Type -30’-9 m Descent 6,810’2,076 m Low 23% Max Grade (13°)
On weekends, closed to bikes on ODD numbered days. So it is open to bike on all weekdays, and EVEN numbered weekend days. The area is completely closed December and January.
0:57 average time for 4.8 miles. Details

Technically an easy trail, but the relentless climb and steep cliffs may not make this suitable for beginners.
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PHOTOS of Mayhem Gulch Trail
  3.8 from 4 votes
Sunset at the end of a great ride. (Idaho Springs, CO)
  3.5 from 2 votes
Lot of climbing up those switchbacks, but they're not too steep. (Idaho Springs, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Looking up the trail on the final part of the Juniper Trail climb. (Idaho Springs, CO)
  2.0 from 1 vote
The restrictions are complicated - plan ahead! (Idaho Springs, CO)
  2.0 from 1 vote
Official map (Idaho Springs, CO)
  2.0 from 1 vote
The final descent to the car. (Idaho Springs, CO)