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Nelson Loop

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2.2 Miles 3.6 Kilometers


Singletrack

317' 97 m

Ascent

-315' -96 m

Descent

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

6,692' 2,040 m

High

6,393' 1,949 m

Low

Shared By Michael Ahnemann

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Minor Issues 21 days ago
Trail Is a little Icy in some sections however all in running well History

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The topmost section of Hall Ranch - a beautiful, rolling singletrack trail for everyone.

Michael Ahnemann

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The Nelson Loop is the best part about Hall Ranch for many riders. Whether you came up from Bitterbrush - Lower Section up the technical climb, or up the more gentle Antelope Trail, you'll enjoy the views and fast, rolling singletrack on the Nelson Loop.

This loop can be ridden in either direction. Most riders seem to ride clockwise, which makes for a slightly steeper but shorter climb to the highpoint, then a fast, flowy descent back to the start point.

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Dec 18, 2018
Scott Platt
Beautiful trail.
Oct 3, 2018
Patrick Burns
This a primo bit of trail. WAY too short and often too crowded. Still, there are a ton of really great corners to rip through.
Sep 2, 2018
Travis Sturzl
May 11, 2018
Jeff Abbott
May 5, 2018
Tony Fagan
Mar 24, 2018
Sue McKelvey
Nov 6, 2017
Tim Kessel
Sep 2, 2017
Tim Young
Rode trail going clockwise. The climbing was hard because of the switchbacks. Wanted more decent. Loved the homestead.

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  4.6 from 45 votes

#2

in Hall Ranch

#57

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  4.6 from 45 votes
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#2

in Hall Ranch

#25

in Colorado

#57

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4,204 Since Nov 20, 2012
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The back half of the Nelson loop descent is getting blown out! Brake bumps and deep ruts from people riding in the mud. This trail needs some work, and will need some serious work if it's ignored for much longer. May 29, 2018

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