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Basalt Mountain
Avg Rating: (4.00 out of 5) 2 trail reviews
Difficulty: Intermediate bike trail - Intermediate
Length: 10 miles Global Rank: #1705
Tread: Singletrack Configuration: Loop
Ridden: 4 Wishlist: 6
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There are several options for rides of varying distances from this parking lot. For the Middle Loop (a.k.a Mill Creek) ride up the double track Jeep road (Basalt Mnt. Rd) approx 4 miles. This ascent is somewhat grueling but not too technical. There are amazing views of the Elk Range including Mt. Sopris, Capitol Peak, and The Snowmass. After passing the usually open gate, start looking for the Mill Creek Trail marker in the trees on your left. The next 4-5 miles of single track will bring a perma-smile to anyone's face. Its mostly wooded with several creek crossings and a narrow bridge at one section. When you get to the bottom, take a left and head up Cattle Creek Rd 1-2 miles back to the parking lot.

added by gr8fulcolorado Granny Gear on August 12, 2011

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singletrackaspen on October 14, 2012
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Review: Great ride. Fairly easy climb for this part of the state, and awesome rolling singletrack back to the road. The ride back on Cattle Creek was pretty short and easy.

Similar Trail: Strand Loop Crested Butte, CO

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gr8fulcolorado on September 16, 2011
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Review: One of many great options in the RFV

Similar Trail: Prince Creek, Boy Scout, Gov't, Boneyard

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