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Coal Basin Trail - North

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


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2.2

Miles

3.5

KM

Singletrack

10,042' 3,061 m

High

9,285' 2,830 m

Low

875' 267 m

Up

198' 60 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

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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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Nick Thompson

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#31401

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in Lake Ridge

#3,041

in Colorado

#31,401

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You'll get great color in the fall on the Coal Creek Trail.
Sep 28, 2016 near Carbondale, CO

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