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Backbone

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 4.0 from 3 votes
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Rank: #3 in the S-Mountain Trail System area
#270 in CO, #2,088 Overall
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Trail near Salida,  area, 
“A fun rolling traverse of the S Mountain Trails.”
Leslie Kehmeier on Mar 30, 2014
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1.72.8 milesKilometers 224’68 m Ascent 7,533’2,296 m High 6% Avg Grade (3°)
Singletrack Type -276’-84 m Descent 7,414’2,260 m Low 17% Max Grade (10°)
Description
Backbone is the heart of the S Mountain Trails, traversing southeast from the road all the way to Cottonwood trail. The trail runs across dry hillsides and through pockets of dense pine, descending in and out of the Sand Dunes drainage.
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 3.3 from 3 votes
Long runs of contouring singletrack. Backbone. (Salida, Colorado)
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