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CT - Segment 12 Detour: Collegiate Peaks Wilderness Bypass

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This Colorado Trail detour allows riders to make their way around the Collegiate Peaks


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Map Key

27.5

Miles

44.2

KM

Singletrack

9,337' 2,846 m

High

7,943' 2,421 m

Low

1,503' 458 m

Up

1,098' 335 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

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Description

This Colorado Trail ride-around goes from the town of Granite and the Clear Creek Reservoir through Buena Vista to where the trail picks back up near Sheep Mountain. This detour is necessary to avoid the Collegiate Peaks Wilderness. Facilities along the way include the variety of amenities available in Buena Vista.

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  2.3 from 3 votes

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  2.3 from 3 votes
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#9

in Twin Lakes

#2,976

in Colorado

#32,721

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Short steep rollers to keep you focused!
May 24, 2021 near Buena V…, CO
Arkansas River colours along the SBFL.
Dec 15, 2014 near Buena V…, CO
Almost at the end, looking back at one of features that are "Freeride" level difficult (notice the lack of a line to do anything but launch this drop).
Jul 16, 2020 near Buena V…, CO

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Aug 23, 2022
Bret Murray
Jun 19, 2022
Michael Patrick
p oppopplpp pop
Aug 29, 2020
Kelvin Elrick
This is a boring road ride not a trail ride.
Aug 14, 2020
Gabe Schilke