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Blue Trail

Intermediate
 3.7 (20)

Plenty of natural jumps built in with some nice bermed turns.


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Map Key

0.7

Miles

1.1

KM

Singletrack

5,248' 1,599 m

High

5,168' 1,575 m

Low

22' 7 m

Up

79' 24 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Description

Best accessed from the Sunset West area, you can also choose to park along Weld County Road 6 near the start. There's a nice new sign at the start informing users that this trail was just recently built and to follow all the trail etiquette rules.

Wind uphill from the start to the first junction and keep right to start the ascent up the easier track. Follow this as it makes nice easy switchbacks up to the top of the hill. There's a junction at the top which joins County Road 5, but stick to the farthest right path and you'll start the second half of the loop down what the builds have deemed to be the "Blue Run".

Ascend down and enjoy the natural rolling nature that's been built up for plenty of air opportunities! The turns are also nicely banked, so feel free to open up the speeds as much as you're comfortable with. There's not a ton of terrain here, but what is there has been well worked into the equation - including little micro gullies and undulating terrain.

The laps are on the shorter side, so feel free to do a few laps to hone your ride!

Contacts

Shared By:

Dave Reed with improvements by Arthur Roy Brown

Trail Ratings

  3.7 from 20 votes

#2

in Sunset East

#6723

Overall
  3.7 from 20 votes
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Trail Rankings

#2

in Sunset East

#637

in Colorado

#6,723

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Photos

The Sunset Trails in Erie are aptly named... There are amazing sunset views of the Colorado Front Range out here
Apr 17, 2017 near Erie, CO
Sunset senders in Erie.
May 19, 2019 near Erie, CO
Nick hits one of the large berms on the "Black Line" on the Sunset Trails in Erie, CO
Apr 17, 2017 near Erie, CO
Sunday funday on the Black Line!
Dec 31, 2017 near Erie, CO
Black line from top to bottom.
Aug 23, 2020 near Erie, CO
Sunny day at the top of Black Line
Nov 12, 2018 near Erie, CO

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Dec 27, 2020
Thomas Checkley
Sep 22, 2020
Kyle Simpson
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Steven B
May 22, 2020
Sarah Kamstra
May 17, 2020
Josh Zapin
Apr 30, 2020
Benjamin Armengolli
Note that the East side is closed until Friday May 1st, 2020 for trail repair. The west side is fully open.
Oct 22, 2019
Brandon Bryant
Fun and many line options