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3.2 mile 5.2 kilometer point to point


Ascent: 380' 116 m
Descent: -700' -213 m
High: 8,185' 2,495 m
Low: 7,492' 2,284 m


Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)


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Trail shared by Rob Ballou

Ascend Evergreen Mountain West Trail and enjoy a fast paced descent down the Evergreen Mountain East Trail.

Rob Ballou

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A fun climb up the slopes of Evergreen Mountain and down the other side. The ascent on the west side is wider and easier climb, while the east side is steeper and more fun descent. The trail can connect with the summit loop.


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May 15, 2019
Marie Schneider
Early morning ride 3.8mi
May 12, 2019
Brian Huber
Sep 1, 2018
Paul Billings
Climbed the east to for the steeper descent on the west
Aug 13, 2018
Paula C
Jul 29, 2018
Nick Sliper
In great shape! Only met a few people on a Sunday afternoon. Great ride! 3.2mi
Jul 21, 2018
Claire Moty
East west and summit loop with ponderosa pastother trailhead and then up a short segment and back on flatter terrian. 7.8mi
Jul 19, 2018
Katie Purdy
Jul 17, 2018
Becky Barnhart

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The descent down Evergreen Moutain East Trail from the summit is one of the best overall down hills in the Denver area. Not the best of anything, but enough of everything to satisfy anyone. Jul 2, 2016
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Unless you're a sadomasochist who will value the unpleasant slog up to the summit of this hiking trail for its own sake, give this trail network a hard pass. Going downhill you can hardly go faster than you went up, as you're obliged to check your speed every 100 yards for hikers or horses. It's like working hard for a big bonus check only to find you've been enrolled in the jelly of the month club instead. Aug 17, 2016
CCW yields a lot of waterbar drops (logs, mostly), whereas CW provides a lot of roller jumps - the 2nd one down from the base of the Summit trail got me more air than any jump I've hit outside of the resorts. Keep in mind that the naysayer below complaining about hikers and horses made his comment in August; I'd be surprised if any trail near the Denver metro was any different at that time of year. I've ridden it 3x this week and it's been damn empty, especially today which was 25°F or so. I stayed at around 20mph on the downhill, each day, with some damn sticky snow on the trail. I'm sure it's blown up in the summer, but til then, great off-season riding location. Hopefully the ski season will finally start this month and ruin that ;) Dec 6, 2017

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