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Gunsight Connector

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.5 (35)

Another downhill option in the Slate River drainage.


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Map Key

2.0

Miles

3.2

KM

Singletrack

9,618' 2,932 m

High

8,990' 2,740 m

Low

69' 21 m

Up

697' 212 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

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Description

Gunsight Trail is a newly built trail (as of June 2015) that offers up a longer descent through as extensive aspen forest with swooping switchbacks, and fast flowy turns. Start by riding Lupine Trail out to near where the 2nd main singletrack starts, but instead of taking a left off the doubletrack stay on the doubletrack and keep climbing. Eventually, there will be a singletrack to your left and the start of the Gunsight Connector.

Enjoy the fast and flowy downhill through pristine aspen groves. Toward the middle, you'll find yourself on a short but pumpy climb through a few switchbacks, but the downhill soon resumes for a fun and fast descent toward the bottom.

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Adam Kagy

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 35 votes

#224

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  4.5 from 35 votes
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#224

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The Gunsight Trail is fast, flowy, and has more aspens than you can dream of. Wow.
Oct 2, 2017 near Crested…, CO
Fun turns in an amazing setting
May 29, 2018 near Crested…, CO
Aspens, aspens, everywhere!
Sep 25, 2017 near Crested…, CO
Gunsight is one of the most beautiful, flowiest trails in Crested Butte!
Sep 25, 2017 near Crested…, CO
Autumn ride on Gunsight!
Sep 29, 2018 near Crested…, CO

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