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Uncompahgre National Forest

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431 mi 694 km of trail 16 Recommended Routes

Easy Trails 12 Trails Intermediate Trails 60 Trails Hard Trails 23 Trails

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Recommended Routes in Uncompahgre National Forest - 16

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Favorite Amazing views of the mountain range!
Intermediate

The Gentleman's Loop

15.3 mi 24.7 km 728' Up 221.78 m Up 2,527' Down 770.24 m Down

Mountai…, CO
Favorite Looking back at the steep switchbacks after the tallest falls.  This is where the going gets tough.
Very Difficult

Wasatch Trail Loop

15.8 mi 25.4 km 4,305' Up 1312.12 m Up 4,310' Down 1313.65 m Down

Telluride, CO
Favorite Catching some air!
Difficult

Whole Uncolada

20.4 mi 32.8 km 773' Up 235.75 m Up 3,744' Down 1141.12 m Down

Montrose, CO
Favorite Amazing views of the mountain range!
Intermediate/Difficult

T100 NEW Loop1 2020 49.3 miles

51.0 mi 82.1 km 6,536' Up 1992.31 m Up 6,539' Down 1993.11 m Down

Telluride, CO
Favorite Amazing views of the mountain range!
Difficult

Telluride to Durango

76.6 mi 123.3 km 6,544' Up 1994.54 m Up 9,389' Down 2861.74 m Down

Mountai…, CO
Favorite You get fantastic views of the San Juans to the south.
Difficult

Yeti Tribe Gathering: Alternate Route

14.0 mi 22.5 km 2,334' Up 711.54 m Up 2,332' Down 710.86 m Down

Mountai…, CO
Favorite A view of Telluride from Mill Creek Road.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mill Creek/Waterline Ride

7.4 mi 11.8 km 1,088' Up 331.66 m Up 1,089' Down 331.86 m Down

Telluride, CO
Favorite At the start of Bear Creek Falls
Very Difficult

See Forever/Wasatch Connection Loop

8.5 mi 13.7 km 1,621' Up 494.05 m Up 3,405' Down 1037.81 m Down

Mountai…, CO

Trails in Uncompahgre National Forest - 79

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8.4 mi 13.5 km #1Prospect #413
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO 35 
5.0 mi 8.0 km #2Tommy Knocker
Easy/Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO 10 
8.4 mi 13.6 km #3Lower Spring Creek Trail
Difficult
Montrose, CO
Difficult
Montrose, CO 11 
4.4 mi 7.1 km #4Wasatch Trail #508
Very Difficult
Telluride, CO
Very Difficult
Telluride, CO
3.3 mi 5.4 km #5Village Trail
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO 26 
1.3 mi 2.1 km #6Kave Trail
Very Difficult
Mountain Village, CO
Very Difficult
Mountain Village, CO
1.7 mi 2.7 km #7Wasatch Connection
Difficult
Telluride, CO
Difficult
Telluride, CO
1.2 mi 2.0 km #8East Fork Bear Creek Trail #513
Difficult
Telluride, CO
Difficult
Telluride, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km #9Jurassic
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO 22 
1.4 mi 2.3 km #10No-Brainer
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO 11 
1.7 mi 2.7 km #11Sunshine Trail AKA T35
Intermediate/Difficult
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Mountain Village, CO 13 
0.7 mi 1.2 km #12Shift Boss
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
5.2 mi 8.4 km #13Blue Creek Trail #620
Difficult
Gateway, CO
Difficult
Gateway, CO
18.0 mi 28.9 km #14Galloping Goose #499
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
6.5 mi 10.5 km #15Ute Creek Trail #608
Difficult
Gateway, CO
Difficult
Gateway, CO
1.4 mi 2.3 km #16Meadows Trail
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
9.8 mi 15.8 km #17Buck Trail #149
Intermediate/Difficult
Montrose, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Montrose, CO
1.7 mi 2.8 km #18Prospect Loop
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
5.5 mi 8.8 km #19Magic Meadows Trail #515
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO
Intermediate
Mountain Village, CO 11 
1.3 mi 2.1 km #20Legacy Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Telluride, CO
Easy/Intermediate
Telluride, CO

Photos of Uncompahgre National Forest - 136

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Amazing views of the mountain range!
Oct 13, 2016 near Mountai…, CO
Cool section of old rail ties on the Galloping Goose
Aug 28, 2018 near Mountai…, CO
View from Prospect loop  - Don't skip this extra 1-2 miles!  Great rest stop for the upcoming downhill
Aug 19, 2019 near Mountai…, CO
Jurassic
Aug 5, 2019 near Mountai…, CO
Downhill on Village from the Gondola
Aug 5, 2019 near Mountai…, CO
At the start of Bear Creek Falls
Jul 1, 2019 near Telluride, CO
A nice creek crossing with great aspens.
Oct 2, 2017 near Ridgway, CO
Riding through aspens as a massive thunderstorm approaches.
Oct 2, 2017 near Ridgway, CO