Barney Ford To Moonstone

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AVERAGE RATING
*****
4.67 out of 5
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Intermediate
5
miles

Singletrack
9,951
elevation (ft)

Out & Back
0:54
avg time
Trail Description
About this trail
Nothing but sweet downhill single track through the woods. It still has great views though. A great early morning ride to start your day. At the bottom of moonstone there are some sweet switchback banked turns. If you bike up to the trailhead from town it is a long climb. There isn't much of parking at the trailhead except a dirt turnaroud across the street. Twenty to thirty minute ride.
added by utedudeGranny Gear August 5, 2006
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (10)
 


August 25, 2014
 
Review: Loved this ride! Very challenging for a flat lander like myself, had to stop and catch my breath a few times, but the trails are world class and the other cyclists are very courteous!

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July 26, 2014
 
Review: Awesome climb from town up moonstone with a dedicated downhill section with steep banked turns and wooden bridges. Thank you town of Breck for an awesome trail system.

Similar Trail: Chutes in Colorado Springs (but Moonstone is better)

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August 25, 2012
 
Review: Its an alright trail. Easy to use thanks to the free public bus. The only part I hate is the rocks like someone forgot to remove them and just left them. Also its not 5 miles and takes only about 10 minutes to get down

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August 22, 2012
 
Review: Great singletrack climb if you start in town and climb up Barney Ford from the initial entrance off of Baldy Rd.!!! Can be used to continue on to Sally Barber Mine and the French Gulch riding areas. Thank you town of Breckenridge for all the work done in signage and trail construction/maintenance in Summit County!!!

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July 26, 2012
 
Review: So why are the written directions and map directions so different? Would like to try this, but not sure where to go....

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August 25, 2008
 
Review: Great tight singletrack through trees. lots of smaller sized rocks in trail. Great ride, great views of Breck- town and mountains. l did this ride last week. Started at Illinois Gulch trailhead(Ice rink), Southside to Aspen grove to Boreas Pass to Forest Rd to The New Nightmare on Baldy(Thank you VOC) to Sallie Barber to BF-M. KILLER LOOP!

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September 1, 2006
 
Review: rode this trail again and found it less fun because the unbelievable amount of extremely sharp rocks on moonstone. I still like this trail though.

Similar Trail: the chutes

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September 1, 2006
 
Review: A really sweet trail especially at the top and very bottom. Watch out for trees! Not technical but sometimes bumpy and rooty but mainly just smooth, fast, singletrack.

Similar Trail: Rampart Reservoir although longer similar.

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August 5, 2006
 
Review: Simply put, an awesome trail. Short but sweet. Great singletrack and one of my favorite rides in Colorado.

Similar Trail: The Chutes and Stratton Open Space, Colorado Springs

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August 5, 2006
 
Review: Nothing but sweet downhill single track through the woods. It still has great views though. A great early morning ride to start your day. At the bottom of moonstone there are some sweet switchback banked turns. If you bike up to the trailhead from town it is a long climb. There isn't much of parking at the trailhead except a dirt turnaroud across the street. Twenty to thirty minute ride.

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Barney Ford To Moonstone MTB Trail 4.67 out of 5 based on 10 ratings. 10 user reviews.
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