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2.8 mile 4.5 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -1,280' -390 m
High: 7,480' 2,280 m
Low: 6,200' 1,890 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 33% (18°)

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Trail shared by Matt Thoele

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

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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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Apr 9, 2019
Ryan McNeil
Dec 8, 2018
Faruk Ramovic
Sep 18, 2018
Einer Arceo
Sep 16, 2018
Katie Purdy
Sep 14, 2018
Katie Purdy
Aug 26, 2018
Lucas C
Fast. Some really chunky rocky sections 6mi
Jul 28, 2018
Ben Calvert
Jul 12, 2018
Jonah Howards
2.8mi

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  4.2 from 60 votes

#2

in Apex Park

#31

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  4.2 from 60 votes
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#2

in Apex Park

#14

in Colorado

#31

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Sick Ride!! Oct 14, 2015
anyone know the trail conditions today? desperate to get out and ride May 24, 2017
Enchanted Forest to Apex on the downhill, what a fun ride! Oct 7, 2018

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