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Mustang Trail

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Trail

2.2 mile 3.6 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 165' 50 m
Descent: -800' -244 m
High: 7,890' 2,405 m
Low: 7,184' 2,190 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 24% (14°)

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Trail shared by Matt Thoele

Some of the best rapid fire technical descending singletrack in the Front Range.

Matt Thoele

Electric Mountain Bikes Allowed

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Description

Best ridden downhill. Start at the top of the Belcher Hill climb and ride West to East. Take your reflectors off and lower your seat post all the way down, you're going to need it!

From the start to the intersection with Sawmill Trail is rocky and rooty with water bars. Loose over hardpack with tight switchbacks and water bars. There are also some planked sections and a really nicely high-banked corner.

After the sawmill trail intersection to the first climb, the trail is more of the same. Rapid fire drop after drop. Keep your speed up and your wheels squared to the bars. Soil goes from loose over hard to hardpack soil.

From the first climb back to Blecher Hill the trail follows the pattern of rolling climb, descend, climb, descend. Some climbs are steep and loose.

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Nov 16, 2019
Andy Wing
Sep 21, 2019
Jesse Erickson
Jul 7, 2019
Levi Peters
Jun 6, 2019
Matt Glass
Apr 7, 2019
Paul Anderson
Oct 28, 2018
Tim Young
Extremely steep!
Sep 13, 2018
Alexander Jonathan
2.2mi
Sep 13, 2018
Ryan Linker
2.2mi

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  3.8 from 46 votes

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  3.8 from 46 votes
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#69

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Photos

Catching a little air on Mustang
Jan 5, 2019 near Golden, CO
Joel works his way down Mustang Flow.
Jun 1, 2017 near Golden, CO
Some nice rock features on the bottom half of Mustang
Jul 29, 2018 near Golden, CO
Fun rock features towards the top of Mustang.
Jun 2, 2018 near Golden, CO
Cool ramps make it (a little) easier to climb up the end of Mustang Trail
Jul 13, 2013 near Golden, CO
Mustang Descent (and climb). Counter Clockwise. White Ranch, Golden, CO
Apr 17, 2017 near Golden, CO

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