Pool and Ice Rink

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  4.7 from 15 votes
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Rank: #1 in the Eagle area
#14 in CO, #28 Overall
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Jul 10 Green - Really good shape. A few small bom...
Trail in the area near Eagle,
“A downhill flow trail with berms, S-turns, and loads of fun.”
Nick Wilder on Oct 25, 2013
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3.35.3 milesKilometers 97’30 m Ascent 7,703’2,348 m High 7% Avg Grade (4°)
Singletrack Type -1,073’-327 m Descent 6,727’2,050 m Low 21% Max Grade (12°)
Restrictions
Closed Dec 15 - Apr 15 each year.
Overview
1:20 average time for 8.0 miles. Details

Description
This is primarily a downhill trail, so get to the top by riding up Redneck Ridge (see the ride "Redneck Ridge to Pool and Ice Rink"), or take Bellyache Road for a much easier ascent.

The beginning follows an old dirt road for a few hundred yards before the beautifully constructed singletrack begins. This was completely rebuilt and rerouted in 2013, and is an enormous improvement over the unsustainable route that went by the same name before.

This is a downhill flow trail, with berms, S turns, small jumps, and tons of fun! There are sections that can go very fast, but there are some surprise sharp turns and occasional obstacles, so be careful when you can't see far ahead. One very steep part has been turned into a luge run - you might be tempted to climb back up and repeat a few times!

Lower down, the last mile bobs up and down rollers a bit, but the fun continues with small jumps until you end at... you guessed it... the pool and ice rink.
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PHOTOS of Pool and Ice Rink
  4.0 from 2 votes
Faster! Higher! (Eagle, CO)
  3.3 from 3 votes
At the very start of Pool & Ice Rink Trail - ready for the downhill fun ... (Eagle, CO)
  3.3 from 3 votes
In the middle of the downhill swoops of Pool & Ice Rink (Eagle, CO)
  3.0 from 2 votes
Huge luge turns! (Eagle, CO)
  3.0 from 2 votes
Fast and fun banked turns on Pool and Ice Rink (Eagle, CO)
  3.0 from 2 votes
Great riding right on the edge. (Eagle, CO)
  3.0 from 2 votes
Fast and fun cruise out the bottom of Pool and Ice Rink (Eagle, CO)