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Buck Creek Trail

Intermediate
 2.7 (7)

Steep fire road for accessing Broken Thumb and Idlewild.


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Map Key

2.1

Miles

3.5

KM

Singletrack

10,215' 3,114 m

High

9,379' 2,859 m

Low

836' 255 m

Up

35' 11 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (4°)

22%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

This trail will be CLOSED to all users from June 1 to November 1, 2020 by order of the USFS due to a large water pipe replacement project on FS 128.

This is a wide forest service road, not a proper MTB trail. You're wasting the vertical you earned if you ride this downhill. Instead go down Broken Thumb, Twisted Ankle etc. through the Idlewild area for much more fun. This is a reasonable way to climb up to that intersection on the Corona Pass Road. It is very steep (25% grade) in sections but smooth.

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MTB Project Staff with improvements by Alexander Vogenthaler and 1 other

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  2.7 from 7 votes

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End of two track to single. This is a steep fire road.
Aug 16, 2021 near Winter…, CO

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Jun 10, 2019
John Iannone
Buck Creek is still very snow packed in areas. Corona pass rd mostly dry to Rifle Sight Notch 15.7mi — 2h 30m