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Grubstake

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.7 (18)

A fun ride (when done clockwise) with few people, technical switchbacks and a final gentle roll.


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Map Key

1.5

Miles

2.4

KM

Singletrack

7,180' 2,188 m

High

6,847' 2,087 m

Low

146' 45 m

Up

352' 107 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

27%

Max Grade (15°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Allowed

Description

This trail starts on the east side at a marked intersection .9 miles into the Pick N' Sledge Trail. It starts on the west side at the Pick'N Sledge / Sluicebox intersection.

When going clockwise, start with a moderate uphill then down a series of technical and somewhat tight switchbacks on the north side of the mountain, you'll eventually head back east around the front for a nice roll with some slight uphill to join back into the Pick N' Sledge trail. keep on rolling in another loop or head back down Pick N' Sledge towards Apex.

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Trail Ratings

  3.7 from 18 votes

#7

in Apex Park

#9109

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  3.7 from 18 votes
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Trail Rankings

#7

in Apex Park

#854

in Colorado

#9,109

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Photos

The top of Argos overlooking Golden. Facing Grubsnake.
Jun 24, 2016 near Golden, CO
Great view from the intersection!
Sep 16, 2017 near Golden, CO
Argos, Pick N' Sledge, Grubstake intersection.
Oct 11, 2016 near Golden, CO
Enchanted forest and magic mountain! Bikes downhill only on even days! This and White Ranch are the best trails to me on the Front Range!
Feb 12, 2021 near Golden, CO
A great view of the metro area where the trails meet!
Jul 28, 2013 near Golden, CO
Winter ride down Pick-N-Sledge !
Sep 16, 2017 near Golden, CO

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Jul 22, 2022
Matt Castelli
Tech w/ tight turns.
Apr 28, 2022
Atsuko Ohtake
Aug 18, 2018
Ethan Grant
Aug 16, 2018
Chris M
Pretty fun 1.5mi
Jun 12, 2018
Kevin Oconnell
May 28, 2018
Grant Bradow
8mi — 2h 10m
Oct 1, 2017
Reed Harrington
Jun 4, 2017
Nathan Baier