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Minnie Mine

 4.0 (4)

1.2 Miles 1.9 Kilometers


Singletrack

142' 43 m

Ascent

-280' -85 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

10,263' 3,128 m

High

9,983' 3,043 m

Low

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Fun, flowy singletrack through aspen glades utilizing historic mining infrastructure.

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Description

Access the Minnie Mine Trail from the Reiling Dredge Trail, 3 miles up French Gulch.

From the trailhead, go West through a wooden chicane. Pass the X10U8 Trail on the left after a few hundred feet and climb steadily for 3/4 mile to the Minnie Mine site ruins. This is a great viewpoint.

The trail continues on the West side of the mining area and utilizes a contouring trail for 1/3 mile before descending to a golden-colored tailings area and a 3-way intersection (Side Door Trail is just West of this junction).

Take a hard left downhill and follow Minnie Mine Trail down a steep descent, crossing X10U8 after 1/4 mile and ending on French Gulch Road.

The first 2/3 of Minnie Mine is excellent in either direction; however, the last 1/3 (specifically from X10U8 to the 3-way intersection) is a steep climb.

Minnie Mine is South-facing and dries early. It is also heavy with aspens, making for a great fall ride.

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  4.0 from 4 votes

#29

in Breckenridge

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in Breckenridge

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