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black Buchanan Pass Trail #910

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Trail

5.6 mile 9.0 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 1,265' 385 m
Descent: -63' -19 m
High: 9,772' 2,979 m
Low: 8,570' 2,612 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 16% (9°)

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Trail shared by Tom Robson

A remote trail ending at the Indian Peaks Wilderness.

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This trail is incredibly popular with hikers.

Description

From the Buchanan Pass TH, the Buchanan Pass Trail parallels the north side of the Middle Saint Vrain Creek. It is a gradual climb to the Middle Saint Vrain 4x4 Trailhead. The trail picks up the old road that follows the creek. As the trail continues to climb, it terminates (for mountain bikers) at the Indian Peaks Wilderness boundary.

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Jun 29, 2018
dave van tol
Aug 14, 2017
Jared Crockett
I had so much fun coming down this trail, I added a star.
Jul 6, 2017
Jared Crockett
Out and back. Some sections with crazy rocks, especially closer to the wilderness boundary. Recommend a loop with this as the descent. Fun downhill! 11mi — 2h 10m
Mar 26, 2017
Dave Reed
Huge thanks to all the efforts of those who have cleared the fallen trees- the trail is still snow covered but fully rideable to the bridge. 8mi — 2h 00m
Aug 11, 2016
Jimmy Mayhugh
5.6mi
May 22, 2016
Brett Stadsvold
1mi
Aug 15, 2015
Jon Cervelli
Jun 21, 2014
lubes 17319

Trail Ratings

  3.6 from 14 votes

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in Ward

#6583

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in Ward

#650

in Colorado

#6,583

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Kerry Norman
Republic of Boulder
Kerry Norman   Republic of Boulder
Here's the descent on YouTube. youtu.be/sI2ZernPLhU Jun 27, 2016

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