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Antelope Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.9 mile 1.5 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 438' 133 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 6,052' 1,845 m
Low: 5,614' 1,711 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 17% (10°)

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The easier, but still enjoyable way to ride Hall Ranch - avoids the challenging Rock Garden.

Michael Ahnemann

Electric Mountain Bikes Not Allowed

Features -none-

longmontcolorado.gov/depart…">Construction on Apple Valley Road will impact trailhead access from the east. Use the west end of Apple Valley Road.

Description

The Antelope trail is a mostly smooth, singletrack climb that leads up to the Bitterbrush junction, and eventually up to the Nelson loop. Many intermediate riders choose to start their Hall Ranch ride here in order to skip the steep, technical Rock Garden on the Bitterbrush trail. Antelope can also be a nice warmup for expert riders who then go down and back up Bitterbrush before riding the Nelson loop up top.

This route starts from a small trailhead off of Apple Valley road, and the trail is singletrack immediately from the trailhead. The climb is mostly gradual, with a few small rocks to ride over, and a few steeper sections with switchbacks.

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Check-Ins

Oct 7, 2019
Jen Trask
antelope to bitterbrush to Nelson loop and back 7.5mi
Aug 26, 2019
Renae Sohlden
Jun 23, 2019
Laura Bukowski
So fun!
May 19, 2019
Brian Huber
Apr 28, 2019
Austin Dudas
Oct 25, 2018
Jake Webb
Sep 25, 2018
Naataanii Todea
0.9mi
Aug 30, 2018
Travis Sturzl

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 36 votes

#4

in Hall Ranch

#376

Overall
  3.8 from 36 votes
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Trail Rankings

#4

in Hall Ranch

#114

in Colorado

#376

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Photos

Smooth, masterfully-built trail.  Lots of work went into this one!
Nov 22, 2012 near Lyons, CO
Riding up a tight switchback on Antelope Trail.
Nov 24, 2015 near Lyons, CO
Heading up the Antelope Trail
Nov 22, 2012 near Lyons, CO
Watch for rattlesnakes sunning themselves on trail.
Oct 5, 2015 near Lyons, CO
Trail view.
Jul 23, 2019 near Lyons, CO
The ride down.
Jul 23, 2019 near Lyons, CO

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