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Cattle Creek Trail

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Classic singletrack that's often enjoyed as a big drop down from Basalt Mountain.


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Map Key

3.7

Miles

6.0

KM

Singletrack

9,780' 2,981 m

High

8,042' 2,451 m

Low

107' 33 m

Up

1,845' 562 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

27%

Max Grade (15°)

Dogs Unknown

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Description

This trail provides a long enjoyable drop through the beautiful forests of Basalt Mountain. This is mostly classic singletrack, with rocks and overgrown vegetation providing challenge and surprise.

While the trail isn't so steep as to be unrideable uphill (northwest to southeast), most will ride the trail as part the Basalt Mt. Big Loop via Basalt Mt. Road (Forest Route 524), Basalt Mountain Trail, this trail, then finishing with the Upper Cattle Creek Rd. (Forest Route 509).

Or use to access to/from the Red Table Trail.

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Shared By:

Mike Pritchard

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  4.0 from 8 votes

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  4.0 from 8 votes
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#856

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#8,969

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Jun 29, 2017
Nathan Baier
Sep 5, 2016
Jim Neu
Sep 4, 2016
Stephanie Striefel
this is the part in the dark, was a lot of fun, though 3.7mi