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Lil Rattler

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

0.9 mile 1.4 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 198' 60 m
Descent: -12' -4 m
High: 7,531' 2,296 m
Low: 7,345' 2,239 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 13% (8°)

Dogs

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Lil Rattler is fun singletrack that connects Frontside with Backbone.

Leslie Kehmeier

Electric Mountain Bikes Not Allowed

Features -none-

Description

Lil Rattler is another fun section of singletrack. It starts above the upper trailhead and climbs easy up towards the backside of S Mountain. When it hits Spiral Drive keep sharp left and ctoniue pedaling up around the toe of a slope.

From here the trail climbs gently to the intersection with Rd 173 where you can connect to North Backbone or Backbone.

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Jun 2, 2019
Matt Castelli
Fine up!
Apr 9, 2019
Byron P
Out of shape, but trail is fine 0.9mi — 15h 15m
Aug 5, 2018
Brandon Vicenti
Jun 28, 2018
Chris Dvorak
Jun 27, 2018
Chris Dvorak
May 8, 2018
Taryn Brooke
Apr 14, 2018
reuben bel
Nov 23, 2017
Andrew Vega

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  3.5 from 11 votes

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Trail Rankings

#937

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#8,508

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The new and improved Burnpile offers fantastic features built to get you airborne!
Jan 30, 2017 near Salida, CO
Lil Rattler makes an easy and fun connection between Frontside and Backbone trails.
May 19, 2015 near Salida, CO
Fairly typical evening ride on S mountain in Salida
Jun 30, 2016 near Salida, CO
On Tenderfoot.
Jul 21, 2016 near Salida, CO
Taking on Little Rattler.
Dec 22, 2015 near Salida, CO
Great views of Salida and the Arkansas Valley on Fronside.
Mar 31, 2014 near Salida, CO

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