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Stanley Canyon Trail (707)

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Length

2.8 Miles 4.4 Kilometers


Singletrack

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Ascent

-1,614' -492 m

Descent

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

9,046' 2,757 m

High

7,432' 2,265 m

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A three-mile descent from Schubarth Road (FS 307), past Stanley Reservoir, to AFA property.

Allen Tanner

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Description [Suggest Changes]

This descent is a mile of hike-a-bike down once the trail enters Stanley Canyon.

The Stanley Canyon Trail (707) begins off of Schubarth Road (307). The first mile gently descends to access Stanley Reservoir. It meets with the Stanley Rim Trail (722), and Trail 721 at the reservoir. These are often ridden as a loop.

The Stanley Canyon Trail continues down to AFA property, and a half a mile past the reservoir it becomes hike-a-bike between boulders and steep grade. It is a means to descend to AFA property. Although most of the trail is rugged singletrack, the final three-quarters of a mile merges with a wide gravel service road (Forest Rd 411) which connects to the Stanley Rim Trail (722) trailhead on the USAFA. This trailhead also allows immediate access to the USAFA Falcon Trail.

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Oct 29, 2016
Matt Rettmer
Was hoping to use this to connect to Rampart Reservoir unfortunately, this is a challenging and rocky/boulder filled trail. Climbs a lot too. On...
May 15, 2016
Rick Powelson
I have hiked this trail many times and love doing that. Because of this, I can say with all conviction that it is no good for mountain biking.

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Rick Powelson
Logan, UT
Rick Powelson   Logan, UT
This is a great hiking trail, but would be abysmal for riding. From Stanley Reservoir to the waterfall is rideable. From there on you will hike a bike for much of the trail. There's also an awful lot of hikers on that trail at any time so you'd end up stopping a lot. Winter riding is no good. It's snowy and icy and not in a good fat bike way. I recommend deleting this trail from the database. Jan 8, 2017
Jeremy Isaac
Colorado Springs, CO
Jeremy Isaac   Colorado Springs, CO
I tried coming down this trail from Stanley Reservoir (I was trying to make a loop from Monument to Woodland Park via Mt Herman, and then back via Rampart Reservoir and Falcon trail). According to my Strava data there was a 1.1 mile stretch that took 40 minutes and dropped 1200'. That stretch was 100% non-ridable - I don't care how good your are. To call it hike-a-bike wouldn't do it justice. Jun 24, 2017

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