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Fracture

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

1.8 mile 2.9 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 305' 93 m
Descent: -54' -17 m
High: 6,240' 1,902 m
Low: 5,976' 1,822 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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Trail shared by Lower Ark MBA

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

Lower Ark MBA

Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown

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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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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed

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Jan 12, 2020
Ben Scholz
Awesome
Sep 7, 2018
R D
May 20, 2018
Adam Center
Apr 7, 2018
Charles Hill
Feb 9, 2018
Chris Root
Dec 10, 2017
Chris W
Great easy trail in dry desert like environment. Very little snow in winter months.
Jun 4, 2017
Christian Huber
w/ Liz and Moose. Easy riding.
May 28, 2017
Raúl Gross
Night ride!

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 18 votes

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#110

in Colorado

#356

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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
Some great Sangre de Cristo views on Fracture.
Mar 7, 2016 near Cañon C…, CO
After the right technical switch backs
Jun 24, 2019 near Lincoln…, 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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