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A singletrack connection between Mack Trailhead and Mack Ridge Trail.

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Map Key

2.9

Miles

4.7

KM

Singletrack

5,300' 1,615 m

High

4,704' 1,434 m

Low

68' 21 m

Up

664' 202 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

15%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Not Allowed

Description

The top of Hawkeye Trail begins on Mack Ridge above the hike-a-bike portage and descends to the Mack Trailhead, just off I-70. The trail includes many alternative lines and features incorporating rock outcrops, boulders, and cliffs.

From the trailhead, it offers a mellower climb to Mack Ridge than the alternative of climbing the Lion's Loop Road.

The trail intersects the midpoint of Mack Ridge just below a stunning ridge viewpoint. Ride east to access Moore Fun, Mary's Loop, Steve's Loop or the eastern end of Lion's Loop. Ride west to the western end of Lion's Loop or Troy Built.

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D L with improvements by Alex Lheritier

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  4.3 from 37 votes

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  4.3 from 37 votes
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#109

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#328

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Photos

View from Hawkeye cliff top looking back towards Mack and the trailhead.
Jul 5, 2019 near Loma, CO
Beginning of Hawkeye
Mar 15, 2019 near Loma, CO
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Jan 27, 2024
Lost Justpastnowhere
Oct 28, 2023
Dylan Craaybeek
Apr 9, 2022
Sue U.
Rode uphill. Super fun.
Mar 30, 2020
Cassidy Kodas
Biked up this, definitely should've gone down it instead! Had to hike the bike a bit, but worth it to see all the sick techy routes. 2.9mi
Oct 15, 2019
Joe Simpson
Oct 12, 2019
Adam O
9.6mi — 2h 20m
Jul 4, 2019
Alan Cardenas
Fun ascent from the trailhead - a few tough sections but 95% rideable for intermediate. Did a morning ride to beat the summer heat. 9mi — 1h 38m
Jun 6, 2019
Phil Harrison
first time on Hawkeye. A very enjoyable descent
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