Belcher Hill

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4.5 Miles 7.3 Kilometers


Singletrack

1,733' 528 m

Ascent

-437' -133 m

Descent

7,886' 2,404 m

High

6,153' 1,875 m

Low

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

24%

Max Grade (14°)

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A massive climb up the center of White Ranch Open space park.

Matt Thoele

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There can be heavy hiker and equestrian traffic near on the bottom half of this trail. It starts at the East parking lot as you travel through 2 horse gates - please respect the horses. After the 2nd horse gate there is a very challenging rock garden. The trick is to keep your speed up.

The gradual climb from the rock garden to the stream crossing is very heavily trafficked by hikers, bikers and horses. Ride with caution.

Once at the stream you'll start a 1700+ vertical ascent over packed red rock, loose over hard pack, loose rock, gravel, and finally dirt with roots.

There are some steep sections (both up and down) that will challenge intermediates, particularly the large water bars.

On the descent there is an awesome double drop just west of the intersection with Wippletree trail.

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Apr 15, 2017
Levi Rajnowski
Apr 14, 2017
Clare Liu
Oct 18, 2016
JW Show
Belcher Hill to WhippleTree to Longhorn loop
Sep 23, 2016
Raúl Gross
Sep 10, 2016
Danielle Walker
Jul 3, 2016
Jacob Ellis
Mar 11, 2016
Andy McMurray
We started at the Western Parking lot and only climbed for a few miles on belcher. From the Mustang Intersection to Maverick.
Oct 31, 2015
romy odaniel
Ungodly climb. Beast. Better have your cardio right or you will be walking. Bring a lunch.

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in Colorado

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