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Rusty Buckets

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  3.3 from 3 votes
greenBlue  Easy/Intermediate from 2 votes
Rank: #4 in the Buzzard Gulch Trail System area
#842 in CO, #7,785 Overall
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May 28 Green - dry
Trail in the area near Montrose,
“A winding low grade trail in Buzzard Gulch.”
Tim Judkins on Aug 5, 2013
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1.93.1 milesKilometers 326’99 m Ascent 6,668’2,032 m High 3% Avg Grade (2°)
Singletrack Type -16’-5 m Descent 6,355’1,937 m Low 8% Max Grade (4°)
Rusty Buckets is a good way to ascend or descend the trail system. The namesake buckets are near the top of the trail. There is a little doubletrack on this section as well.
Land Manager: BLM Colorado - Uncompahgre Field Office
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4.9 (7)
A life-changing 485 mile ride on the Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango.
near Roxborough Park, CO
4.4 (8)
A gradual 7 mile climb up the road, followed by a sweet singletrack descent. ...
near Montrose, CO
4.3 (4)
Ride the Uncompahgre Plateau from top to bottom, 3700 feet of descending bliss.
near Montrose, CO

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  3.3 from 3 votes
Marcus rice catching some air on Rusty Buckets (Montrose, CO)
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Sunrise over Buzzard Gulch (Montrose, CO)