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Clear Creek Trail

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Rank: #21 in Montrose
#689 in Colorado
#4,353 Overall
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“Fun technical singletrack with great views of the San Juans.”
Tim Judkins on Aug 4, 2013
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9.1 Miles 975’ Ascent 9,918’ High 4.9% Avg Grade
Singletrack Type -1,380’ Descent 8,802’ Low 15.7% Max Grade
Description
The trail starts off of Divide road, at a sign marking Clear Creek Trail. You'll pass a fence and continue on for another 1/4 miler until you reach a gate. After the gate, the trail weaves and climbs a bit before dropping a few hundred feet down the loose descent.

There is a nice view of the plateau from the west end of the trail, at about mile 5. The trail then follows DT and ST back east for a few fun miles. The trail is a little beaten up in spots, but there are some very fun, flowy sections.

The ride finishes with a climb back up a ravine, past a couple of gates, to Divide Rd and your vehicle.
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5.0 (5)
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PHOTOS of Clear Creek Trail
 2.7 from 3 votes
South end of the trail. Lots of free-range cattle are out during the su... (Norwood, CO)
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Clear Creek singletrack (Norwood, CO)
 2.3 from 3 votes
Start of the rocky descent. Don't forget to look left and enjoy the views! (Norwood, CO)
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