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Flowy singletrack connecting Telegraph to Carbon Junction.


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Map Key

2.1

Miles

3.3

KM

Singletrack

7,311' 2,229 m

High

7,079' 2,158 m

Low

253' 77 m

Up

25' 8 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (1°)

8%

Max Grade (4°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Area between the green metal gates is closed from Dec 1 to April 15 (or April 30th some years) to protect winter deer and elk

Description

Take the Carbon Junction Trail to the intersection with Crite's Connect and Sidewinder. Sidewinder is the trail to the right and climbs north to intersect with Telegraph and Crite's Connect. There are many different trail options along the way and most intersections are well marked with trail maps.

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Missy Thompson

Trail Ratings

  4.2 from 17 votes

#2760

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  4.2 from 17 votes
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Trail Rankings

#433

in Colorado

#2,760

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Photos

Nadine on the rise of Sidewinder.
Dec 24, 2015 near Durango, CO
Looking north back into the bowl.
Sep 6, 2023 near Durango, CO
Unpleasant deep & deep trough at the end of the Telegraph Trail
Aug 31, 2023 near Durango, CO
The upper section of Sidewinder can be rutted in areas.
Sep 6, 2023 near Durango, CO
Bull snake across the trail.
Sep 7, 2023 near Durango, CO
Mellow section of Sidewinder.
Sep 6, 2023 near Durango, CO

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Jul 25, 2023
dustin copeland
Sep 6, 2021
Nova Lance-Seghi
Jul 3, 2021
Melissa Lux
Sep 5, 2020
Private User
Sep 29, 2018
Colin Hughes
Jun 23, 2018
Patrick Burns
A drag uphill, but tons of variety back down; sweeping corners, tights corners, rutted sections, loose steeps, couple natural hips.
May 28, 2017
Ol' Elk Dickens
May 13, 2017
Michelle Clark-Conley

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