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The Big Cheese

 4.1 (16)

3.0 Miles 4.8 Kilometers


Singletrack

456' 139 m

Ascent

-25' -8 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

7,570' 2,307 m

High

7,117' 2,169 m

Low

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All Clear 71 days ago
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A model climbing trail with, with several great descending options as your reward.

Raúl Gross

Dogs Leashed

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Family Friendly This is a great trail for kids with mellow climbing and awesome views.

Description

The first mile and a half of this well-marked and well-built trail ascends at a reasonable pace with predictables switchbacked turns. Just after the intersection with Speedy Gonzales, there's a short but punchy climb before the trail soon levels out. Once at the relatively flat section, you can shift up into your higher gears to keep your heart rate up until you reach the Four Corners intersection with Ratical, Rattus Maximus, and Rat Trap.

If you choose to descend to the West, Rat Trap is the more aggressive descent, but all of the options are fun.

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Sep 3, 2018
Jason Denley
went down to access exterminator
Jul 12, 2018
Beverly Diaz Troxtell
Oct 1, 2017
Damon Roth
Sep 10, 2017
Michelle Young
Jul 8, 2017
Dylan Davis
Definitely ride Speedy Gonzalez from the second junction with The Big Cheese. 7mi
May 27, 2017
Raúl Gross
Wish all ascents were this enjoyable.
May 25, 2017
Raúl Gross

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  4.1 from 16 votes

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  4.1 from 16 votes
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#308

in Colorado

#3,611

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Fantastic trail system! Beautifully designed with easy but efficient climbing, well signed, totally buff, and gorgeous views. Kudos to all involved! May 28, 2018

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