Apex Trail

 36 votes

2.8 Miles 4.5 Kilometers


Singletrack

0' 0 m

Ascent

-1,280' -390 m

Descent

7,480' 2,280 m

High

6,200' 1,890 m

Low

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

33%

Max Grade (18°)

All Clear

75 days agoUpdate

A tough climb up a rocky technical valley, or a technical, rowdy descent.

Matt Thoele

Overview

Many portions of this trail are uphill only on odd days

Description

Apex Trail is the main trail connecting many of the Apex park trails to one another. You can start on the west (top) end off of Lookout Mountain road or from the east (bottom) off of the Heritage Park parking lot depending on the day.

It's a difficult technical climb as you work your way up this one. It's steep enough to get your heart rate up, then it throws water bars and lots of big rock moves at you to shatter your momentum. It's rideable, but many will have a tough time clearing the whole thing in one shot.

As a descent, Apex is a blast. This trail is rowdy, fast and technical. Expect difficult rock maneuvers, drops and high speeds. One of the most fun descents in the area.

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Jun 4, 2017
Nathan Baier
May 22, 2017
Jennifer Thompson
2.1mi
May 12, 2017
Michael Tevebaugh
A little wet but rideable. 6mi
May 6, 2017
Hammad Muneer
Jan 8, 2017
Dana Pearson
Oct 22, 2016
Andy McMurray
Sep 30, 2016
jay boisseau
Very nice bike rack and tools, air pump and restrooms at the lower parking lot. I found the steep uphill and downhill sections to be rutted.
Sep 21, 2016
Jack Desmond

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  4.0 from 36 votes

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in Colorado

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Conditions


All Clear 75 days ago
Mostly Dry: Mostly dry. Occasional water run off, but good to go.
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Anyone know what the conditions are like on Apex? Still snow? Feb 13, 2015


Sick Ride!! Oct 14, 2015


anyone know the trail conditions today? desperate to get out and ride May 24, 2017


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