Bluffs Loop

 10 votes

2.2 Miles 3.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

239' 73 m

Ascent

-237' -72 m

Descent

6,950' 2,118 m

High

6,741' 2,055 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

All Clear

18 days agoUpdate

Beautiful, varied scenery on a great beginner / intermediate loop.

Nick Wilder

Overview

Description

This fantastic trail climbs up and gently goes up and down around a bench above the Yampa River. Views of the town and ski area abound. The Overlook Trail (a short and easy extension) should not be skipped! On your way back you'll pass through aspen groves and a neat section through small rocky bluffs that kind of feel like a tunnel.

This is suitable for beginners willing to negotiate just a few rocky sections minor hills.

Contacts

Rate Trail


   Clear

3.8 from 10 votes


Get On-Trail Navigation

Send to Phone
Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

Aug 3, 2017
Carl Voss
This is one of the better trails at Emerald unless you like ruts and loose gravel.
Jul 1, 2017
Katie P
Nice rolling beginner trail with a couple climbs and slightly technical rocky patches
Jun 21, 2017
Jaden Morrison
Rode from condo to trail and back after loop 11mi
May 31, 2017
Andrew Grabowski
Bottom to Bluffs, to Lupine, Lupine to Morning Gloria, and then back down. 2.2mi
May 29, 2017
Allen Tanner
Oct 12, 2016
Gary Kleeman
Sep 25, 2016
JC Ortega
Aug 31, 2016
Peter Myers

Stewarded By


Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 10 votes

#3496

Overall
  3.8 from 10 votes
5 Star
20%
4 Star
40%
3 Star
40%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#370

in Colorado

#3,496

Overall
65 Views Last Month
1,208 Since Jun 24, 2014
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

13%
50%
38%
0%
0%
0%

Conditions


All Clear 18 days ago

Getting forecast...

Very fun flowy singletrack that brings you up to Lupine and Howelson Meadows. There was a few spots that were washed out where we walked around. All in all I think it was a very fun ride on the up and down sides of the ride. Bottom to Bluffs, to Lupine, Lupine to Morning Gloria, and then back down. May 31, 2017


MTB Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Mountain Bike

MTB Project is supported by

Support Your Local IMBA Chapter