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CT - Segment 6: Kenosha Pass to Georgia Pass

 19 votes

11.5 Miles 18.5 Kilometers


2,650' 808 m


-820' -250 m


11,855' 3,613 m


9,860' 3,005 m



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Max Grade (11°)

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The most commonly ridden trail from Kenosha Pass to Georgia Pass - a front range gem!

Brandon Eifrid


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There's a large parking lot right at the top of Kenosha Pass on 285. You'll ride the Colorado Trail west or on the right side if you're headed south on 285. It starts off with a tough climb that makes almost everyone gasp for air while mumbling 'Wow, I'm feeling the altitude!' because you are above 10,000'.

Stay on the Colorado Trail and you'll come to the backside of that pass. You'll see where 285 drops back down to the huge Como valley. You'll pass through sections of aspens, some more descents and rolling terrain, then you'll finally dump down to a dirt road.

Cross the road, head over a big bridge, ride up about 200 yards and you'll see a sign that says Colorado Trail up and to the left. That begins a climb up to Georgia Pass that is typically about 45 mins. - 1 hr. This section is challenging as the first 3-4 miles are rocky and somewhat technical.

About 2.5 miles up you can take a break at what we is called 'Lunch Rocks' where there is a big rock outcropping that gives you some nice views. After lunch, keep heading up and you'll soon be above tree line. From here, it's a quick dash to the summit at Georgia Pass.


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Sep 2, 2017
Chuck McQuade
Sep 2, 2017
Mike Olichney
Jul 14, 2017
Alex Neir
With Chad Ellington, Jason Sullivan and Kevin Lutz
Jul 9, 2017
Jesse Barr
Jun 29, 2017
Noe Tolentino
Blissful aspen trees 14.5mi
Sep 11, 2016
david pinkert
perfect conditions on a great day. i only rode jefferson to georgia pass.
Aug 21, 2016
Andrea Tupy
Aug 13, 2016
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All Clear 80 days ago
Dry - Couple muddy spots, but hardly worth mentioning.
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Rode here yesterday 6/30/14. There were a few big muddy spots below treeline and some snow patches at/above treeline but trails near the snow were in good condition mostly! Jul 1, 2014
Eric Owen
Lone Tree, CO
Eric Owen   Lone Tree, CO
Bring bug spray Aug 7, 2014
Any reason this can't be shuttled as a descent? (for an non-acclimated Texan with very limited time) May 11, 2016

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