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1,052 mi 1,694 km of trail 31 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 48 Trails Intermediate Trails 163 Trails Hard Trails 88 Trails
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Recommended Routes in White River National Forest - 30

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Favorite A mountain biking "Sound of Music" moment!
Difficult

Bowmans Shortcut To Vail

19.3 mi 31.1 km 1,704' Up 519.48 m Up 4,377' Down 1334.25 m Down

Frisco, CO
Favorite Topping out after the steep climb from Van Horn Park on the Hobbit Trail!
Difficult

Smuggler-Hunter-VanHorn-Hobbit-Secret-Sunnyside Loop Ride

18.6 mi 29.9 km 3,015' Up 918.94 m Up 3,057' Down 931.7 m Down

Aspen, CO
Favorite The Gore range across the valley
Difficult

Bowmans Shortcut to Two Elk

12.1 mi 19.5 km 1,195' Up 364.31 m Up 4,023' Down 1226.14 m Down

Frisco, CO
Favorite Saddle Ridge is fun to descend and climb.
Intermediate/Difficult

Wild Ridge Sample

5.1 mi 8.2 km 979' Up 298.55 m Up 978' Down 298.13 m Down

Avon, CO
Favorite Power of Four Race - Morning on the sublime Government Trail
Difficult

Snowmass Trails to Aspen Shuttle Ride

17.9 mi 28.9 km 2,529' Up 770.7 m Up 2,745' Down 836.64 m Down

Snowmas…, CO
Favorite Looking south towards Beaver Creek Resort from Berry Creek Trail
Intermediate

Berry Creek Loop

3.9 mi 6.2 km 890' Up 271.13 m Up 886' Down 270.1 m Down

Edwards, CO
Favorite Blair Mountain Falls - Flat Tops Wilderness Boundary.
Difficult

The Ute Trail

80.8 mi 130.0 km 7,871' Up 2399.04 m Up 8,295' Down 2528.4 m Down

Meeker, CO
Favorite Riding uphill on Lincoln Creek Rd.
Intermediate

Lincoln Creek Road to Ruby Ghost Town

22.1 mi 35.6 km 1,934' Up 589.43 m Up 1,935' Down 589.65 m Down

Aspen, CO

Trails in White River National Forest - 268

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0.9 mi 1.5 km #1Lee's Way Down
Difficult
Avon, CO
Difficult
Avon, CO 54 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #2Radio Flyer
Intermediate
Vail, CO
Intermediate
Vail, CO 46 
4.1 mi 6.6 km #3Grand Traverse
Intermediate
Vail, CO
Intermediate
Vail, CO 30 
10.0 mi 16.0 km #4Two Elk Trail
Difficult
Vail, CO
Difficult
Vail, CO 27 
2.9 mi 4.7 km #5Valhalla Trail
Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO
Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO 22 
3.0 mi 4.8 km #6Big Mamba
Intermediate
Vail, CO
Intermediate
Vail, CO 34 
6.6 mi 10.6 km #7Government Trail
Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO
Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO 21 
4.5 mi 7.3 km #8French Press
Intermediate
Snowmass Village, CO
Intermediate
Snowmass Village, CO 19 
5.7 mi 9.2 km #9Sunnyside Trail
Difficult
Aspen, CO
Difficult
Aspen, CO 12 
4.2 mi 6.8 km #10Verde
Easy/Intermediate
Snowmass Village, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Snowmass Village, CO 11 
1.2 mi 2.0 km #11Animal Crackers
Very Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO
Very Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO 15 
25.8 mi 41.5 km #12CT - Segment 8: Copper Mountain to Tennessee Pass
Difficult
Copper Mountain, CO
Difficult
Copper Mountain, CO
1.7 mi 2.8 km #13Mill Creek
Intermediate/Difficult
Basalt, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Basalt, CO 14 
4.4 mi 7.2 km #14North Trail - Western Section
Intermediate/Difficult
Vail, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Vail, CO 20 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #15Lower Radio Flyer
Intermediate
Vail, CO
Intermediate
Vail, CO 13 
2.6 mi 4.2 km #16Shadyside Trail
Difficult
Aspen, CO
Difficult
Aspen, CO
4.1 mi 6.6 km #17Everkrisp
Intermediate
Avon, CO
Intermediate
Avon, CO 20 
2.5 mi 4.0 km #18Viking
Intermediate
Snowmass Village, CO
Intermediate
Snowmass Village, CO 14 
12.3 mi 19.8 km #19Richmond Ridge Road
Difficult
Aspen, CO
Difficult
Aspen, CO
1.9 mi 3.0 km #20Paulie's Plunge
Difficult
Avon, CO
Difficult
Avon, CO 15 

Photos of White River National Forest - 569

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Through the aspens on Big Mamba
Apr 12, 2013 near Vail, CO
A mountain biking "Sound of Music" moment!
Nov 6, 2012 near Vail, CO
Riding the iconic Two Elk East Trail in Vail, Colorado with fellow Yeti ambassadors Tom Sampson and Sarah Rawley. #FollowCamFriday
Dec 6, 2016 near Vail, CO
Power of Four Race - Morning on the sublime Government Trail
Jun 26, 2015 near Aspen, CO
Once you get into the aspens, 401 starts getting interesting and fun!
Sep 26, 2019 near Crested…, CO
rocks and roots will challenge you on a climb of cross mountain trail
Aug 21, 2018 near Snowmas…, CO
Wildflowers in July
Jul 6, 2013 near Minturn, CO
Tired of aspen forest?  How about a meadow with wildflowers?
Jul 6, 2013 near Minturn, CO