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A technically challenging ride with great views and lots rock obstacles.

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6,993' 2,131 m


5,426' 1,654 m


1,959' 597 m


1,954' 596 m



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If you're the kind of person who likes both climbing and descending technical features, this is one of the best rides in Northern Colorado. Even expert riders will find challenges as they ascend Ginny Trail or choose one of the alternative lines on On the Rocks.

Need to Know

Bikes are not allowed to descend on Powerline Trail so you must climb back to the top of Ginny Trail after descending On the Rocks.


From the lot, stay left on the pathway for a short distance. When you come to an intersection, continue towards the mountains—this is Ginny Trail. Ginny Trail never gets very steep, but around a mile up, the rock obstacles become more and more challenging. The entire trail is ride-able, however most advanced riders will have to walk a few sections or session a bit to clear it all. It's a great trail to work on medium size step-ups, chunky rocks, quick steep rocks, skinnies, and tricky switchbacks.

Once you reach the top of Ginny Trail, you'll traverse across the back side of Bobcat Ridge. There are some great views looking into Rocky Mountain National Park and the occasional rock obstacle to keep you on your toes.

As the trail starts to descend down the back of Bobcat Ridge, you'll come to a clearly marked intersection for a directional trail called On the Rocks. If you felt like Ginny Trail trail was pushing you to your limits (or past), you may want to consider riding Ginny Trail as an out-and-back since On the Rocks will be more challenging.

Unlike Ginny Trail, this trail is less chunky and loose, and more about boulders and slabs. The first half of On the Rocks is mostly flat with some smaller rock obstacles—keep an eye out for the black diamond and double black diamonds markings that identify the difficulty of each possible line.

In about a half a mile On the Rocks, the trail becomes more steep and the rock features become more difficult. It is highly recommended that you take a good look at some of the sections before attempting to ride them. There are a lot of blind rolls off of very steep rocks, alternative lines, and sudden turns. While there is no mandatory air, if you look for the double diamond lines, some of them require a drop.

At the end of On the Rocks, you'll find yourself back on Ginny Trail. Take a right hand turn and begin the ascent up the north side of Bobcat Ridge. This climb is probably the least technical part of this ride but there are a few sections that keep it interesting.

Traverse back across the top, enjoy the view one more time, and prepare yourself for a long descent. Obviously, Ginny Trail is much easier descending than climbing but you'll find that your bike handling skills will be put to the test if you are going to carry much speed through all the chunky rocks.

History & Background

Bobcat Ridge has a unique landscape caused when, in 2000, the majority of the area was burned. There are thousands of burnt trees covering the mountain. This has given the opportunity for other plants to take hold and for much of the summer the mountain is covered with wildflowers.


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Brook Mooney

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Looking east from Ginny Trail, enjoy the view before tackling the descent.
Feb 26, 2017 near Loveland, CO
Riding some skinnies on Ginny!
Jun 12, 2017 near Loveland, CO
Dropping IT!  On the Ginny Trail.
May 14, 2015 near Loveland, CO
Being humbled on Ginny.
May 6, 2019 near Loveland, CO
There are lots of fun optional rock features on Ginny!
Jun 12, 2017 near Loveland, CO
Bobcat Ridge.
Nov 1, 2016 near Loveland, CO


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Sep 27, 2021
Calvin Burns
Nov 5, 2019
Timmy Kessel
Great conditions most of the way. What a ride!

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