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Doudy Draw

Intermediate
 3.3 (27)

The main artery through the Marshall Mesa trail system - intermediate riding with a few tough bits.


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2.2

Miles

3.5

KM

Singletrack

6,099' 1,859 m

High

5,654' 1,723 m

Low

449' 137 m

Up

4' 1 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

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E-Bikes Unknown

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Description

The trail is a smooth gravel at first as you start out from the large trailhead. After a short warmup on a gentle climb, you'll reach the Community Ditch (irrigation canal). You could take the Community Ditch trail to the left to get to Rte. 93 and the eastern trail system, but Doudy Draw continues across the bridge.

The trail turns to singletrack after the bridge, and begins to climb somewhat steeply. Less advanced riders will be challenged by medium sized rocks scattered across the trail on this section, but stick with it - things mellow out in less than a mile.

At the top of the climb, you'll reach an intersection where you'd stay right to link up with the Spring Brook Loop North and South. Stay left to follow the rest of Doudy Draw. This last part of Doudy Draw is the most challenging section of trail in the entire system. It's definitely rideable, but quite steep as it climbs up to the Flatirons Vista.

Once you get to the top of the ridge, follow the trail north and take in the great views out over the trails you've just ridden. The trail ends at a gate to linkup with the Flatirons Vista North and South trails.

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Shared By:

Michael Ahnemann

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  3.3 from 27 votes

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Photos

The intersection of Doudy Draw and the Spring Brook loops over looking the Boulder, CO flat irons.
Jun 24, 2016 near Superior, CO
Spring weather is in.
Apr 4, 2019 near Superior, CO
Doudy Draw, just before it gets a bit more technical and a bit steeper.
Apr 17, 2013 near Superior, CO
Overlook on the highest section of trail - looking out across the Marshall Mesa trail system.
Mar 26, 2013 near Superior, CO
Summer scene, great singletrack on Doudy Draw.
Jun 28, 2016 near Coal Creek, CO
Had to stop and take in the breathtaking scenery.
Jun 9, 2015 near Superior, CO

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Jun 7, 2020
Noli E
Jun 4, 2020
Alexander Jonathan
with spring break loop 2.2mi
Nov 18, 2019
Shawn Miller
Nov 16, 2019
Roma Velasco
Sep 13, 2019
Jacqueline Moore
Aug 13, 2019
Brian Huber
Apr 7, 2019
Eric Internicola
First ride of the season. I struggled. 4.4mi
Mar 27, 2019
Gary Thornberry
3h 16m