Grubstake

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  3.5 from 6 votes
blueBlack  Intermediate/Difficult from 4 votes
Rank: #5 in the Apex Park area
#650 in CO, #6,734 Overall
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Apr 16 Red - Snowy
Trail in the area near Golden,
“A fun ride (when done clockwise) with few people, technical switchbacks and a final gentle roll.”
Chris Darr on Aug 22, 2013
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1.52.4 milesKilometers 146’45 m Ascent 7,180’2,188 m High 6% Avg Grade (4°)
Singletrack Type -352’-107 m Descent 6,847’2,087 m Low 27% Max Grade (15°)
Description
This trail starts on the east side at a marked intersection .9 miles into the Pick N' Sledge Trail. It starts on the west side at the Pick'N Sledge / Sluicebox intersection.

When going clockwise, start with a moderate uphill then down a series of technical and somewhat tight switchbacks on the north side of the mountain, you'll eventually head back east around the front for a nice roll with some slight uphill to join back into the Pick N' Sledge trail. keep on rolling in another loop or head back down Pick N' Sledge towards Apex.
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PHOTOS of Grubstake
  3.7 from 3 votes
The top of Argos overlooking Golden. Facing Grubsnake. (Golden, CO)
  3.3 from 3 votes
Great front range ride. (Golden, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
A great view of the metro area where the trails meet! (Golden, CO)
  2.7 from 3 votes
The junction of Pick-n-Sledge and Grubstake loop on a sunny spring day (Golden, CO)
  2.0 from 5 votes
Slowed down for a rock drop before a switchback and got this! (Golden, CO)