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Caribou Flats

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Rank: #21 in Boulder
#473 in Colorado
#3,111 Overall
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“A fast and technical downhill from Caribou to Eldora.”
Alan Doak on May 2, 2013
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5.3 Miles 303’ Ascent 10,229’ High 6.7% Avg Grade
Singletrack Type -1,572’ Descent 8,715’ Low 12.5% Max Grade
Description
From the ruins of the ghost town of Caribou, head up a bit further and turn south. After a pleasant ride through meadows and forest, the trail drops steeply down a fun and fast technical trail to the town of Eldora. You'll pass a pond (look for moose) and have some great views of Eldora and the Indian Peaks on the way.

The ride is an OHV road that is closed to motorized vehicles on both ends and is reverting a bit back to more of a trail.

Also known as Forest Road 505.
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Recent Conditions
Aug 3
dry with two small water crossings
Jun 17
pretty snowy up top
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PHOTOS of Caribou Flats
 3.0 from 3 votes
Looking east towards Nederland (Nederland, CO)
 3.0 from 2 votes
Views of the Eldora ski area and higher Indian Peaks behind (Nederland, CO)
 3.0 from 2 votes
The cute little hamlet of Eldora, with the big Indian Peaks behind. (Nederland, CO)
 2.3 from 3 votes
Still pretty snow in mid June 2014! (Nederland, CO)
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