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greenBlue Seven Star Trail

Trail

4.2 mile 6.7 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 54' 17 m
Descent: -997' -304 m
High: 8,828' 2,691 m
Low: 7,854' 2,394 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)

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Trail shared by Mike Pritchard

A trail with big views and fast flow, a new highlight for the Snowmass area trail system!

Mike Pritchard

E-Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Seasonal closure December 1 - May 15.

Description

The Seven Star Trail can be ridden up or down, but many riders will encounter it first as an extension to a traditional south to north Rim Trail Loop ride. Find the intersection a few minutes downhill from the North Rim Trail's highpoint. For a shorter loop, and more direct connection, start at Town Park (aka Rodeo Lot, aka Snowmass Recreation Center parking lot), and climb the North Rim Trail to this intersection, or find the bottom of the trail northeast of the parking lot and tennis courts.

When ridden in the downhill direction, you'll encounter an initial traversing section that includes panoramic views of Snowmass and Sky Mt. Park and the mountainous horizon beyond. The trail speeds up and includes a seemingly endless amount of turns through scrub oak terrain, until finally arriving at a large sage brush meadow and a final traverse above Brush Creek wetlands on the way back to the Town Park Trailhead.

While it's north of Brush Creek Rd., the trail is actually part of Sky Mt. Park, managed by Pitkin County Open Space and Trails. The town of Snowmass Parks & Trails and RFMBA were also funding partners for the trail constructed by Tony Boone Trails late 2016.

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Sep 1, 2018
Arthur Fabert
Aug 22, 2018
Katie Purdy
Jul 28, 2018
Jay Holsten
Jul 20, 2018
Kevin Oconnell
Sep 1, 2017
Nicky Rucker
Jun 20, 2017
Brian Thomas
Jun 3, 2017
Dave Mullaney
Jun 1, 2017
Nathan Baier

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