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Benjamin Loop

Intermediate
 4.3 (36)

A new trail in 2011 that adds 4 miles of great singletrack to the Betasso system.


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Map Key

2.3

Miles

3.7

KM

Singletrack

6,540' 1,993 m

High

6,286' 1,916 m

Low

261' 80 m

Up

258' 79 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Bikes are prohibited on Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Need to Know

The bike directionality changes month-to-month. Please check and follow signage at the trailhead.

Description

The Benjamin loop was new as of May 2011. It starts as a spur off of the farthest point on the Canyon Loop. This new trail was built by large groups of volunteers, and features significantly more interesting terrain than the Canyon Loop. This trail winds through thick forest, and in places is cut right into the side of rock faces that required major engineering feats to build.

The new trail flows very well, and offers a nice 4 mile addition to the original trail.

Contacts

Shared By:

Michael Ahnemann

Trail Ratings

  4.3 from 36 votes

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  4.3 from 36 votes
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#88

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#262

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Photos

Cruising down the Benjamin Loop.
Jun 9, 2015 near Boulder, CO
Yeah, maybe my video sucks, but the point is that the trail is fun!
May 15, 2016 near Boulder, CO
Grippin' and rippin' around a tight Betasso berm.
May 9, 2017 near Boulder, CO
Arriving at the Benjamin loop from the connector.
May 13, 2013 near Boulder, CO
Sweet smooth singletrack through rough terrain!
May 13, 2013 near Boulder, CO
One of the many superbly-made switchbacks on the Benjamin Loop
May 21, 2013 near Boulder, CO

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