Mile High Challenge Course
ElevationAscent: 1,862' 567 m
Descent: -1,577' -481 m
High: 5,928' 1,807 m
Low: 4,608' 1,405 m
GradeAvg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)
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“The advanced course combines portions of the Mickelson Trail with rugged side trails to provide a challenging, fun ride.”— Jacob Thaler
Featured Race - Jul 21, 2019
Family Friendly If you skip the Snowcat section and stay on Englewood Road back to the Mickelson Trail, most of the long uphill sections are avoided.
Take a left after the last switchback to the powerline corridor. Follow the trail under the powerline corridor to Railroad Grade Road. Railroad Grade is mostly downhill, ride back down to Englewood Road and take a left on Englewood Road. Follow Englewood Road and take a right at the Mickelson crossing back up Sugarloaf, past the top and back down to the Sugarloaf Trailhead.
Pass through the Sugarloaf Trailhead and cross the highway to Walt Green Park (Lead Trailhead of the Mickelson Trail). This ends the Mile High Course. Then coast down through Lead back to your vehicle.