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Fracture

Intermediate
 4.7 (24)

An easy, fun trail that connects Tectonic Shift to Unconformity.


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Map Key

1.8

Miles

2.9

KM

Singletrack

6,240' 1,902 m

High

5,976' 1,822 m

Low

305' 93 m

Up

54' 17 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Off-leash

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

Fracture is a fun and relatively easy trail. Taken from the upper trailhead parking lot heading west to east, riders will experience a rolling incline. This is a great warm-up that provides a nice connection on the north side of the lower system trails.

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Lower Ark MBA

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  4.7 from 24 votes

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  4.7 from 24 votes
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#132

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#434

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Photos

Crazy rock formations seem to pop up out of nowhere on the Tectonic Shift trail at Oil Well Flats.
Apr 21, 2016 near Cañon C…, CO
After the right technical switch backs
Jun 24, 2019 near Lincoln…, CO
Some great Sangre de Cristo views on Fracture.
Mar 7, 2016 near Cañon C…, CO
New section of Oil Well- FRACTURE - Fun and fast, easy enough for beginners.
Nov 25, 2015 near Cañon C…, CO

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Check-Ins

Apr 21, 2022
Atsuko Ohtake
Nov 6, 2021
Daniel Ives
11.1mi — 1h 36m
Jul 3, 2021
Chris Rice
Nov 9, 2020
Tim K
With the Eric's
Oct 29, 2020
David Crane
w PK up and back from 2nd campsite 3.3mi — 1h 00m
Aug 8, 2020
Ryan Casey
May 24, 2020
Caitlin G
May 7, 2020
Maribeth Olsen
w andrew 1.8mi