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3,572 mi 5,748 km of trail 102 Rides

Easy Trails 186 Trails Intermediate Trails 422 Trails Hard Trails 225 Trails
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Rides in Southwest Rockies - 106

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Favorite Monarch Crest
Difficult

Monarch Crest - IMBA EPIC

36.2 mi 58.3 km • Point to Point • 2,035 ft Ascent 620.31 m Ascent

(290) Whitepine, CO
Favorite Catching some air on the upper reaches of the Rib Cage.
Intermediate

Phil's World

26.8 mi 43.1 km • Loop • 2,059 ft Ascent 627.67 m Ascent

(207) Cortez, CO
Favorite The Jedi Woods section of Doctor Park might be the most fun you can have on two wheels.
Difficult

Doctor Park

20.1 mi 32.3 km • Loop • 2,734 ft Ascent 833.47 m Ascent

(189) Gunnison, CO
Favorite Canon City is the ideal spring and fall destination for all the Colorado Front Rangers.
Intermediate/Difficult

Oil Well Flats Trail System

13.2 mi 21.3 km • Loop • 1,171 ft Ascent 356.86 m Ascent

(100) Lincoln…, CO
Favorite Frontside trail provides stellar views of the high peaks surrounding Salida.
Difficult

Cottonwood Tour

23.1 mi 37.1 km • Loop • 2,520 ft Ascent 768.17 m Ascent

(87) Salida, CO
Favorite Mary's Loop weaving around slot canyons
Difficult

Kokopelli Trail

143.5 mi 230.9 km • Point to Point • 13,595 ft Ascent 4143.68 m Ascent

(38) Loma, CO
Favorite The views and riding won't disappoint!
Intermediate

Seize the Cheese

20.1 mi 32.3 km • Loop • 1,813 ft Ascent 552.45 m Ascent

(51) Ridgway, CO
Favorite A pedaler and her pooches soak up the last rays of summer on the Colorado Trail.
Very Difficult

Colorado Trail: The Entire MTB Route - IMBA EPIC

549.3 mi 884.0 km • Point to Point • 71,117 ft Ascent 21676.5 m Ascent

(22) Roxboro…, CO

Trails in Southwest Rockies - 726

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10.6 mi 17.0 km #1Main Loop
Intermediate
Cortez, CO
Intermediate
10.6 mi 17.0 km Cortez, CO 53 
18.6 mi 30.0 km #2Hermosa Creek Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Rico, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
18.6 mi 30.0 km Rico, CO 47 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #3Chicken Dinner Trail
Intermediate
Salida, CO
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.2 km Salida, CO 41 
6.8 mi 10.9 km #4Doctor Park Trail
Difficult
Crested Butte, CO
Difficult
6.8 mi 10.9 km Crested Butte, CO 33 
6.8 mi 11.0 km #5Green's Creek
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
6.8 mi 11.0 km Salida, CO 31 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #6Cottonwood
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Salida, CO 33 
8.4 mi 13.5 km #7Prospect #413
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate
8.4 mi 13.5 km Mountain Village, CO 33 
14.5 mi 23.3 km #8Monarch Crest Trail
Intermediate
Salida, CO
Intermediate
14.5 mi 23.3 km Salida, CO 22 
0.3 mi 0.6 km #9Star Wars
Difficult
Durango, CO
Difficult
0.3 mi 0.6 km Durango, CO 31 
9.2 mi 14.8 km #10Engineer Mountain Trail
Difficult
Silverton, CO
Difficult
9.2 mi 14.8 km Silverton, CO 23 
7.8 mi 12.6 km #11Pronghorn Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
7.8 mi 12.6 km Del Norte, CO 27 
0.8 mi 1.2 km #12Lower Ed & Flo
Intermediate
Durango, CO
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Durango, CO 21 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #13Rattlesnake
Difficult
Gunnison, CO
Difficult
1.2 mi 1.9 km Gunnison, CO 15 
2.2 mi 3.6 km #14Rumba Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.2 mi 3.6 km Salida, CO 23 
1.8 mi 2.9 km #15Fracture
Intermediate
Cañon City, CO
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Cañon City, CO 18 
22.0 mi 35.4 km #16CT - Segment 28: Kennebec to Junction Creek
Difficult
Rico, CO
Difficult
22.0 mi 35.4 km Rico, CO 22 
4.4 mi 7.1 km #17Silver Creek Trail
Difficult
Saguache, CO
Difficult
4.4 mi 7.1 km Saguache, CO 18 
11.3 mi 18.1 km #18CT - Segment 26: Bolam Pass Road to Hotel Draw Road
Difficult
Rico, CO
Difficult
11.3 mi 18.1 km Rico, CO 10 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #19Haflin Creek Trail
Very Difficult
Durango, CO
Very Difficult
3.9 mi 6.3 km Durango, CO 13 
1.7 mi 2.8 km #20Canyon Rim Trail
Intermediate
Cañon City, CO
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km Cañon City, CO 19 

Photos of Southwest Rockies - 1305

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The Ridge trail has plenty of exposure, overlooking the Tomichi Creek valley.
May 19, 2015 near Gunnison, CO
Catching some air on the upper reaches of the Rib Cage.
May 18, 2015 near Cortez, CO
Frontside trail provides stellar views of the high peaks surrounding Salida.
May 19, 2015 near Salida, CO
Another fun feature on Rattlesnake at Hartman Rocks.
Jul 23, 2016 near Gunnison, CO
The new and improved Burnpile offers fantastic features built to get you airborne!
Jan 30, 2017 near Salida, CO
Catch some great views and a little bit of exposure at Abajo Overlook.
May 18, 2015 near Cortez, CO
Navigating a boulder section on The Ridge trail.
May 19, 2015 near Gunnison, CO
The backside of The Ridge trail descends through a series of fun and fast turns.
May 19, 2015 near Gunnison, CO