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Recommended Routes in White River National Forest - 31

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Favorite The Line Shack at the top of the climb.
Intermediate/Difficult

Meadow Mountain Loop

10.3 mi 16.6 km 2,088' Up 636.43 m Up 2,088' Down 636.36 m Down

Minturn, CO
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 This way for a fun descent
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 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 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 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
Favorite Sunset at 11,600'.
Difficult

Vail Big Loop: Climb to Two Elk DH and Back

30.8 mi 49.5 km 4,135' Up 1260.35 m Up 4,136' Down 1260.65 m Down

Vail, CO

White River National Forest Biking

  • 1,866 Miles 3,003 Kilometers of Trail
  • 32 Recommended Routes
  • 63 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 187 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 68 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in White River National Forest - 286

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0.9 mi 1.5 km #1Lee's Way Down
Difficult
Avon, CO
Difficult
Avon, CO 67 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #2Radio Flyer
Intermediate
Vail, CO
Intermediate
Vail, CO 64 
3.0 mi 4.8 km #3Big Mamba
Intermediate
Vail, CO
Intermediate
Vail, CO 51 
5.6 mi 9.0 km #4Grand Traverse
Intermediate
Vail, CO
Intermediate
Vail, CO 36 
4.5 mi 7.3 km #5French Press
Intermediate
Snowmass Village, CO
Intermediate
Snowmass Village, CO 28 
10.0 mi 16.0 km #6Two Elk Trail
Difficult
Vail, CO
Difficult
Vail, CO 38 
2.9 mi 4.7 km #7Valhalla Trail
Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO
Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO 24 
6.6 mi 10.6 km #8Government Trail
Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO
Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO 27 
1.2 mi 2.0 km #9Animal Crackers
Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO
Difficult
Snowmass Village, CO 20 
5.4 mi 8.7 km #10North Trail - Western Section
Intermediate
Vail, CO
Intermediate
Vail, CO 27 

Photos of White River National Forest - 625

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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
Coming around the bend in Game Creek Bowl.
Apr 14, 2013 near Vail, CO
Wildflowers galore on Crested Butte's famous 401 Trail
Aug 7, 2020 near Crested…, CO
The Line Shack at the top of the climb.
Jul 21, 2019 near Minturn, CO
rocks and roots will challenge you on a climb of cross mountain trail
Aug 21, 2018 near Snowmas…, CO