Point Lookout

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  4.0 from 4 votes
greenBlue  Easy/Intermediate from 2 votes
Rank: #20 in the Crested Butte area
#312 in CO, #3,045 Overall
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Jun 18 Green - Dry
Trail in the area near Crested Butte,
“A beautiful meandering trail climbing through meadows of wildflowers.”
Adam Kagy on Jul 22, 2014
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2.13.3 milesKilometers 890’271 m Ascent 10,934’3,333 m High 8% Avg Grade (5°)
Singletrack Type -1’-0 m Descent 10,045’3,062 m Low 19% Max Grade (11°)
Point Lookout is a newly commissioned trail that was recently completed in 2014. This trail replaces the old section of 405 (Doubletop) that was severely eroded and barely ride-able on a mountain bike which ran from 409 to 409.5. Since the completion of this trail and the many improvements on 409 itself, it becomes a fantastic trail to access 409.5 or ridden as an out and back.

The views up and down the valley are stellar as you climb or descend Point Lookout. Make sure to stop plenty to soak in the fantastic views and wildflowers and enjoy some brand new singletrack in Crested Butte.
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PHOTOS of Point Lookout
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View from Point Lookout Trail. (Crested Butte, CO)
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wildflowers and beautiful views abound on Point Lookout. (Crested Butte, CO)
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A good spot for a snack before tackling Point Lookout (Crested Butte, CO)