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Canyon Creek Trail

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  4.8 from 5 votes
black  Difficult from 3 votes
Rank: #3 in the Central Rockies area
#58 in CO, #224 Overall
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Jul 10 Green - Dry
Trail in the area near Salida,
“A great descent which starts well above treeline and drops into great forest singletrack.”
Michael Klimek on Aug 20, 2013
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11.919.1 milesKilometers 1,082’330 m Ascent 12,562’3,829 m High 7% Avg Grade (4°)
Singletrack Type -3,608’-1,100 m Descent 9,245’2,818 m Low 31% Max Grade (17°)
Park at Snowblind campground up Tomichi Pass Rd. (County Rd 888). Pedal 888 up to the treeline; you'll find a trail sign marking the beginning of the Canyon Creek Trail. It starts off with a short pedal followed by a significant hike-a-bike where you'll push nearly a 1,000 vertical feet up a rugged and loose series of switchbacks. A very long, delightful descent follows.
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PHOTOS of Canyon Creek Trail
  4.6 from 7 votes
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  3.5 from 6 votes
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