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Trail

5.3 mile 8.5 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 2,678' 816 m
Descent: -18' -6 m
High: 8,965' 2,733 m
Low: 6,298' 1,920 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 26% (15°)

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Trail shared by Chris Wandervans

A fun climb following Skunk Creek to the ridge.

Chris Wandervans

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Can be snowbound until July.

Description

The Skunk Creek trail is a fairly constant moderate climb with a lung buster at the end. This trail is usually done as part of a loop of Skeleton Creek and is usually accessed from Little Skeleton Creek. There is a lot of open ridge riding on this route with some great scenery.

The end of the ride is where you may find yourself hike-a-biking, but it will all be worth it once you get to the top. The trees are usually cut out by mid-July.

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