* Mountain Bike Crested Butte, Gunnison & Salida Singletrack Reviews


* Mountain Bike Crested Butte, Gunnison & Salida Singletrack

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Crested Butte, Gunnison and Salida Colorado offer some of the best mountain biking found anywhere, and this is the locals' guide to the singletracks you want to ride! From smooth beginner rides to high altitude epic adventures, there is something here for every mountain biker. Experience narrow singletrack, excellent climbs, fast descents, granite slickrock and technical riding. Enjoy awe-inspiring views and wildflowers up to your handlebars on uncrowded trails. Discover many new trails with this revised edition. This book includes all the classics from Mountain Bike crested Butte Singletrack and Hartman Rocks in Gunnison, plus 20 new rides!Experience many great rides with this accurate and complete guide that fits right in your pack. This revised edition includes 51 singletrack loops, all updated, and new, easier to use individual maps.

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mtbgreg1 on December 4, 2010
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Pros: Everything

Cons: None

Recommendation: This is one awesome guidebook! Incredible detail, awesome descriptions, and an exhaustive look at every single ride in the area. If you are going to be mountain biking in the Crested Butte, Gunnison, or Salida area, you'd better buy this book!

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watertightg on August 8, 2010
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Pros: Only one readily available.

Cons: Some odd choices for a short book, go to a local shop in Gunny for some better recommendations.

Recommendation: Seems to be a cut and paste from Laura Guccione's guide which is hard to find these days. Nothing original here.

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skibum on February 27, 2010
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Pros: Lots of ride options. Good coverage of the area. Expands out beyond the usual rides.

Cons: Needs elevation profiles--topos are good, but they don't give enough indication of vertical relief.

Recommendation: Super guidebook by someone who obviously knows the area.

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jeff on January 21, 2008
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Pros: Beautiful full color photos of popular trails, detailed topographic maps, complete coverage of the CB/Gunnison/Salida area trails.

Cons: Too many trails to choose from! Honestly though, it would be nice to know which trails are "must rides" and which ones are for the locals.

Recommendation: One of the most detailed mountain bike guides you will find. While the Falcon Guides usually send you off with a simple drawn map, Holly's Ride Guides provide you with trail maps overlaid on a real topo map so you can get a feel for the terrain. Awe inspiring color photos make you want to get out and ride!

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