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Carbon Trail 436

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A trail winding its way around the backside of Mt. Axtel.


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Map Key

5.5

Miles

8.8

KM

Singletrack

10,936' 3,333 m

High

9,522' 2,902 m

Low

262' 80 m

Up

1,673' 510 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

27%

Max Grade (15°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Allowed

Description

Carbon Trail is a fairly rocky, loose and difficult trail that either starts or ends out near Ohio Pass road depending on which direction you are going. The particularly rocky and loose nature of this trail makes parts of the climb a hike-a-bike or the downhill not particularly great. It does however, make it a great alternative as an adventure ride loop by riding up Carbon, riding Para Me Y Para Te Trail and down Green Lake Trail. This ride is tough, but you'll at least be given a sweet downhill with Green Lake Trail.

This is one of the only trails around this area that allows motos, therefore yield when necessary.

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Shared By:

Adam Kagy

Trail Ratings

  3.3 from 4 votes

#53

in Crested Butte

#21601

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#53

in Crested Butte

#1,991

in Colorado

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Lunch spot and a great view of the valley
Sep 24, 2014 near Crested…, CO
Talus crossing on Carbon Trail with a nice view of the West Elks.
Sep 24, 2014 near Crested…, CO
Carbon Trail with a view of the Anthracite Mountains in the distance.
Sep 24, 2014 near Crested…, CO
Carbon Trail, looking south toward Carbon Peak.
Sep 24, 2014 near Crested…, CO
The views a bit higher on Carbon Trail
Sep 24, 2014 near Crested…, CO
Endless talus field on the backside of Mt. Axtel
Sep 24, 2014 near Crested…, CO

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