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Caribou Flats

 15 votes

Length

5.3 Miles 8.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

Elevation

303' 92 m

Ascent

-1,572' -479 m

Descent

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

17%

Max Grade (9°)

10,229' 3,118 m

High

8,715' 2,656 m

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A fast and technical downhill from Caribou to Eldora.

Alan Doak

Overview

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Description

From the ruins of the ghost town of Caribou, head up a bit further and turn south. After a pleasant ride through meadows and forest, the trail drops steeply down a fun and fast technical trail to the town of Eldora. You'll pass a pond (look for moose) and have some great views of Eldora and the Indian Peaks on the way.

The ride is an OHV road that is closed to motorized vehicles on both ends and is reverting a bit back to more of a trail.

Also known as Forest Road 505.

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Oct 15, 2017
Dr Debauchery
Aug 25, 2017
brad scott
Aug 21, 2017
Casey Chapman
Aug 8, 2017
Tyler Shady
Aug 9, 2015
Peter Stamborski
Jul 11, 2015
HeatherP Pore
Caribou Rd loop
Jul 11, 2015
Frederic Regis
Jun 20, 2015
Tarnelope Tarn
Super fun! Lots of baby head rocks but trail is wide enough for stressless maneuvering about them. 5.3mi

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  3.0 from 15 votes

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Scott Edlin
boulder, co
Scott Edlin   boulder, co
Eldora signage indicates OHV is allowed and Eldora gate was open 8-12-17. Encountered motos up high and a climbing side-by-side on the loose rocky descent. It's a jackhammer on a 26" hardtail without padded shorts. Aug 14, 2017
The climb up to the Caribou ruins from Nederland is nice. You'll want a double-boinger for the descent into Eldora. Aug 29, 2017
a tough climb and accesses the not so "secret trail" Jan 13, 2018

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