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black Coal Basin Trail - North

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2.2 mile 3.5 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 875' 267 m
Descent: -198' -60 m
High: 10,042' 3,061 m
Low: 9,285' 2,830 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 24% (13°)

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Trail shared by Nick Thompson

This is the north section of the Coal Basin Trail that takes you up to the Dexter Park view point.

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Description

After passing the big switchback in the Coal Basin Trail - South road grade, you'll come to a meadow. The singletrack splits off to your right very steeply, but soon mellows out.

This trail sees little use apart from cattle and hunters so it disappears in a few sections. Just keep moving forward and it'll reappear. After the initial climb, you drop to and then cross a creek, which is followed by a steep climb to the finish. If you have a sense of adventure, like a challenge, and are looking for solitude; this is your trail.

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#3

in Lake Ridge

#2,490

in Colorado

#25,757

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