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Green's Creek

 17 votes

6.8 Miles 11.0 Kilometers


Singletrack

1' 0 m

Ascent

-2,937' -895 m

Descent

11,506' 3,507 m

High

8,570' 2,612 m

Low

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

25%

Max Grade (14°)

Bad / Closed

72 days agoUpdate

A technical rider's escape from the traditional Monarch Crest ride.

Jeremy Hedrick

Overview

Features: eMTB allowed
Dogs: Off-leash

Description

Traditionally done as a shuttle starting at Monarch Pass. Either do your own or contact one of the many shuttle services offered out of Poncho Springs.

Green's Creek is technical rider's dream. The upper section is steep, wet, and rocky with the lower section being more about the flow and speed through tight aspen trees. Bring your long travel fork, dropper seat post and let it rail!

Start at Monarch Pass and ride the first 6.7 miles of the traditional Monarch Crest route. After a loose and rocky down hill above treeline the trail will reenter the woods and you'll have a small meadow on the left. Just beyond this meadow in the trees is Green's Creek to the left. A small shelter also marks this intersection.

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Sep 16, 2017
lubes 17319
Jul 17, 2017
Luke Stalker
All trees clear. Lots of mud. Water down most of trail but no snow 7mi
Jul 11, 2017
Ashley A
6.8mi
Jul 4, 2017
Kimberly Weichers
Nov 12, 2016
Cdilis Melis
Monarch to greens
Oct 9, 2016
Brandon Bruegger
Woohoo!
Sep 26, 2016
Cdilis Melis
Monarch to top of Greens = 6.7 miles,now it's time for the Greens Creek 6.7 mile decent.
Aug 10, 2016
Ben Pedigo

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  4.3 from 17 votes

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#428

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