Winiger Ridge Trail

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Rank: #7 in the Boulder area
#1,191 in CO, #10,690 Overall
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Trail in the area near Coal Creek,
“A singletrack out and back on a scenic ridge line.”
Jim Mapes on Sep 5, 2013
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2.64.2 milesKilometers 686’209 m Ascent 8,468’2,581 m High 5% Avg Grade (3°)
Singletrack Type -40’-12 m Descent 7,823’2,384 m Low 17% Max Grade (10°)
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From a small parking lot off of Road 359, head west through the gate to the start of the Winiger Ridge Trail. The first 1/4 mile of the trail is rather eroded and braided and will likely require a bit of hike-a-bike. After gaining the ridge proper continue along singletrack at the forests edge.

At the 2.6 mile mark you reach the Forest Service boundary markers and the turn around point for your ride. The Winiger Ridge Trail can be agreeably combined with the rugged and flowy county road 68J by parking at Walker Ranch.
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PHOTOS of Winiger Ridge Trail
  3.3 from 3 votes
Looking west, toward the Divide, from Winiger Ridge. (Nederland, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
On route to Walker... (Nederland, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
Trail along the ridge and forest edge. (Nederland, CO)
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Rock and log rideover. (Nederland, CO)
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Perfect tread and a pretty view to the east. (Nederland, CO)
  2.0 from 3 votes
Winiger Ridge Trailhead on Boulder County Road 359. (Nederland, CO)
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Evidence of Forest Service Fuel mitigation project. (Nederland, CO)
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Forest Service Road 359 looking north from the Winiger Ridge trailhead. (Nederland, CO)