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Lenawee

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 4.8 (42)

You put the "Wee!" in Lenawee


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Map Key

3.3

Miles

5.3

KM

Singletrack

12,522' 3,817 m

High

10,354' 3,156 m

Low

50' 15 m

Up

2,168' 661 m

Down

13%

Avg Grade (7°)

32%

Max Grade (18°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

After a savage climb up the A-Basin Ski resort to the top of the Montizuma lift you'll wonder why you let your friend talk you into this ride. Once you hit Peru Creek Road you'll be thinking "Totally worth it, let's do it again!"

From the Montizuma lift climb the trail that is to the south of the lift. It's well ridden. The top section is alpine rocks and very exposed. The rock gardens are actually well built and ride-able. Walk them if you are unsure. After rock gardens is open flowy trails. Once you drop below tree line the rock gardens come back. There are a couple sniper rocks to watch for. The trail gets steep, fast and technical. A lot of roots, some always muddy and wet. A lot of rocks.

Can be ridden as a loop starting and ending in the Keystone parking lot.

As always watch for hikers! Watch out for afternoon storms!

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Matt Thoele

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  4.8 from 42 votes

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Photos

Nice mix of flowy singletrack and tech
Sep 20, 2020 near Keystone, CO
Once you make it down to this meadow, the trail mellows out for a bit and amazing great views.
Jul 16, 2016 near Keystone, CO
Starting the long, semi technical singletrack descent  into Montezuma
Jul 11, 2020 near Keystone, CO
At the top looking toward the east wall.
Sep 21, 2015 near Keystone, CO
Looking back on the initial descent. Be careful, a fall here could be disastrous.
Jul 16, 2016 near Keystone, CO
The beginning of the descent.
Jul 16, 2016 near Keystone, CO

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Oct 4, 2020
David Krohse
Aug 16, 2020
Chris JD
My new favorite 3.4mi
Aug 2, 2020
AJ Brinckerhoff
So fun! Makes the climb worth it
Aug 1, 2020
Chris JD
Mileage is Lenawee to peru creek road. I was told a 29er and wearing pads would be helpful. I can see why. Stay Alert the entire time! 3.3mi — 0h 31m
Jul 11, 2020
Craig Hoffman
12.9mi — 2h 04m
Sep 1, 2019
AJ Brinckerhoff
Savage climb. Fun technical down hill
Aug 24, 2019
J. Surette
Jul 25, 2019
Mirko Scherrer
All dry except for a small patch of snow left at the top of Lenawee where you drop in.