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Gashouse

Consensus:    (details)
  3.7 from 13 votes
blue  Intermediate from 2 votes
Rank: #7 in the Buffalo Creek Trail System area
#202 in CO, #2,254 Overall
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Jun 27 Green - Dry
Trail in the area near Pine,
“A fun mostly-downhill blast with nice scenery and good flow if ridden in the preferred direction.”
Michael Ahnemann on May 25, 2013
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3.45.5 milesKilometers 23’7 m Ascent 8,054’2,455 m High 5% Avg Grade (3°)
Singletrack Type -838’-255 m Descent 7,222’2,201 m Low 15% Max Grade (9°)
Description
This trail definitely has a preferred direction, which it's mapped here, heading mostly downhill.

It starts out relatively flat through thick green forest, looping around a bit. Then it gets into a brief rocky section, switching from nice tacky singletrack to a rocky section that's rideable by intermediates, but might be a bit of a challenge for some. There are some extra-curricular rock moves that intermediates and experts might want to play on.

Ride through an aspen grove and pretty quickly come to the junction with Redskin Creek Trail and a nearby trailhead that you could drive to if you wanted to. Then you'll descend from here back into the burn zone. The last section has big views and a fun twisty descent that flows well at speed, but is often sandy and washed out a bit making some of the tighter turns a sketchy if you come at them too quickly.
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COMMENTS
OTHER RIDES NEAR HERE
5.0 (8)
A great, new flow trail at Buffalo Creek, which combined with Nice Kitty is a...
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4.9 (7)
A life-changing 485 mile ride on the Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango.
near Roxborough Park, CO
4.6 (91)
A nice tour of some of the best of Buffalo Creek - mostly smooth singletrack ...
near Pine, CO

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PHOTOS of Gashouse
  3.7 from 3 votes
Gashouse Trail (Pine, CO)
  3.3 from 3 votes
Easy, flat meadow on the start of Gashouse (Pine, CO)
  3.0 from 4 votes
Gashouse starts out mellow and flat through the forest. (Pine, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Wildflowers under dark skies in Buffalo Creek (Pine, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
17 years after the fire, and nothing but scrub grass in what was once a ... (Pine, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Buffalo Creek vista from Gashouse Trail (Pine, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Gashouse Trail (Pine, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Having fun on Gashouse (Pine, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Gashouse Trail (Pine, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Gashouse opens up more and more as you descend. (Pine, CO)
  3.0 from 3 votes
Some good play rocks on Gashouse (Pine, CO)
  3.0 from 2 votes
Entering the Buffalo Creek fire area of 1996 (Pine, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
The descent on Gashouse is open, fast, and fun! (Pine, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
Blasting through the Aspens. The Gashouse descent is excellent. (Pine, CO)
  2.3 from 3 votes
Juntion of Gashouse and Baldy (Pine, CO)