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Rock Island Trail

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Length

0.8 Miles 1.3 Kilometers


Doubletrack

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Ascent

-400' -122 m

Descent

10%

Avg Grade (5°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

10,222' 3,116 m

High

9,822' 2,994 m

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Steep and loose: a technical descent or a brute of a climb connection to Galena Ditch Trail.

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Rock Island Trail is the eastern extension of Rock Island Road. The trail continues in the same vein as Rock Island Road initially before plummeting a rock-strewn 1/2 mile to the valley floor where the trail intersects Galena Ditch Trail. Below this point is a doubletrack leading south to Georgia Pass Road; however with the recent (2016) completion of Galena Ditch Trail to the southeast this access may be closed as it traverses private property.

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Jun 6, 2017
Seth Clark

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  2.7 from 3 votes

#78

in Breckenridge

#20250

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#78

in Breckenridge

#1,880

in Colorado

#20,250

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The west end of the trail is a complete deception for the rest of the trail. When the trail begins to descend it is basically a dry stream bed with loose rock on a pretty steep pitch. As a connector from Lincoln Park also using Rock Island Road, riding it west to east, it serves a nice purpose and leaves you on the delightful Galena Ditch. You definitely don't want to go east to west. Sep 30, 2017

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