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Foothills Trail

 24 votes

Length

8.7 Miles 13.9 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

883' 269 m

Ascent

-1,023' -312 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

5,659' 1,725 m

High

5,104' 1,556 m

Low

Conditions


All Clear 28 days ago
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A tour of the foothills just outside Fort Collins, CO.

BryanV Vernetson

Overview

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Dogs: Leashed

Description

You can ride south to north or north to south since the trail rides well in either direction. You can park at Dixon Reservoir or Claymore Lake and ride the full length or you could start in the middle and do two out and back rides as well to spice it up and get a good mix of ascent and descent.

In between College Lake and Reservoir Ridge there are some pretty technical sections for the uphill and steep downhill.

Through the Maxwell area section there are some technical areas with skinny singletrack and significant obstacles, but all doable for an intermediate rider.

Other than these two areas, the trail is flowing single and doubletrack with good speed and awesome views.

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Check-Ins

Apr 26, 2018
Stefan Feider
Apr 25, 2018
Lauren Anderson
Super fun first ride 11.5mi — 1h 25m
Apr 25, 2018
Brandon Strobel
13mi — 1h 35m
Sep 3, 2017
Shane Scantling
Jun 13, 2017
James Allerheiligen
Tried, fell in cactus, had to go back
Jun 10, 2017
Joey Gomora
This is a great trail, but it is not a good ride for beginners. There are a lot of rocky hills to ascend and descend on the foot hills trail. Maxwe... 11.2mi
May 16, 2017
Alex Thëil
Fun ride with some pretty technical bits 8.7mi
Apr 23, 2017
William Reader

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#523

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