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GEM 1024.1

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This is a great climb to the summit of Buffalo Mtn with big views down the valley. The top connects to upper upper FoG.


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Map Key

3.3

Miles

5.3

KM

Singletrack

10,387' 3,166 m

High

9,966' 3,038 m

Low

421' 128 m

Up

318' 97 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Not Allowed

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The GEM turns off upper upper Flash of Gold 1022.1 and climbs to the summit of Buffalo Mt. Steeper than FoG, and a couple of "armored" sections for a challenge. It bypasses the opening technical climbing on upper upper FoG. Great views down the valley and of north fork of Fish Creek.

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Patrick West

Trail Ratings

  3.6 from 5 votes

#10

in Buffalo Pass

#17225

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Trail Rankings

#10

in Buffalo Pass

#1,508

in Colorado

#17,225

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GEM Trail
Dec 9, 2019 near Steambo…, CO
Rocky road on the new G.E.M trail.
Dec 6, 2019 near Steambo…, CO

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Jul 24, 2021
Michaela Thormod
flash of gold to the top of buff 2:45 smokey day from the Morgan creek fire — 2h 45m

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