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Defiance Trail

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.3 (18)

Steeper grades and rocky terrain up the ante of fun twisty trail on the highest terrain of the park.


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Map Key

1.4

Miles

2.3

KM

Singletrack

6,212' 1,893 m

High

5,925' 1,806 m

Low

246' 75 m

Up

288' 88 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

17%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

This trail is named in reference to Glenwood Springs' original name, Defiance. The trail climbs to the highest point in the system, with steep climbing and narrow, sometimes rocky trails creating some of the more challenging moments in the park. The trail rides well in both directions and can be used as part of a loop or figure 8 loop with all of the other nearby trails.

Access is from the Wulfsohn Trail - South TH segment and from the vicinty of the Stevie Bob Trail/Wulfsohn Trail - North TH.

The singletrack trails in Wulfsohn Mountain Park have been created and maintained by Two Rivers Trails with support from RFOV.

Contacts

Shared By:

Mike Pritchard

Trail Ratings

  3.3 from 18 votes

#9967

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  3.3 from 18 votes
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#1,020

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Photos

Rider heading northwest on the Defiance Trail.  Lookout Mountain & the Scout Trail are in the distance. Photo credit: Two Rivers Trails.
May 7, 2015 near Glenwoo…, CO

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Jun 10, 2019
James Zastrow
Challenging and fun, but the abundance of loose rock makes the climbs tough, and the decents into loose curves pretty sketch. (Noob's perspective tho) 1.4mi
Apr 14, 2017
Karim Bekka
1.4mi
Nov 8, 2016
Ry Zy
Sep 16, 2016
Sam Mcdermott
Aug 27, 2016
Steve Novy