Rustlers Loop

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.15 out of 5
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Beginner
3
miles

Singletrack
↑ 200 ft
↓ 300 ft
4,587
elevation (ft)

Loop
Trail Description
About this trail
Suggested route: Clockwise loop. Trail is a great warm up for Mary's Loop/Horsethief Bench but offers really great cliffside views of the Colorado river. There is also signage during the ride that helps educate new riders about ethics and skills of mountain biking.
added by R3Gramcounter January 12, 2006
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Reviews (20)
 

Singletrack


June 13, 2015
hproctor Singletrack  
 
Review: One of the finest beginner loops! 3.5 miles of skill building trail. Fun for experienced riders too. Perfect way to start your ride before hitting the other loops in the area. Enough ledges and rocks to challenge you before a swooping final roll back to the TH.

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Bunny Hop


February 3, 2015
kaseytea Bunny Hop  
 
Review: This is a really fun and easy loop that the whole family can enjoy. You can get some fun speed. If you don't like the ending to this loop, than you do not like mountain biking! It is one of the funnest and flowiest trails out there.

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Doubletrack


December 15, 2014
wrestle203 Doubletrack  
 
Review: Rustlers is one of the funnest beginner trails in the Grand Valley. The trail will give the new rider every aspect of terrain to practice on. Start out with the short but steep climb and proceed counter clockwise. The final downhill is fast and fun.

Similar Trail: 18 road

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Gnarly

May 1, 2013
vbeckman74 Gnarly  
 
Review: It's rated as green, but it's not boring. It also has cool signs to help newbies on riding technique. It is very fun and has great views of the river.

Similar Trail: Steve's Loop

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Doubletrack


August 25, 2012
wrestle203 Doubletrack  
 
Review: great trail to learn how to tackle different terrain. this is the trail i first learned on. Now we take other beginners.

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Gnarly

August 20, 2012
tcbroncs Gnarly  
 
Review: We rode this a couple times just to check it out. Kinda fun, but watch out for small (6 year-old) kids. It's for beginners and you shouldn't ride it on a weekend unless you want to get smoked by said 6-year-olds.

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Bunny Hop

September 24, 2011
grotegutj Bunny Hop  
 
Review: Great warm-up or sweet ending to a hard day of riding on area trails. Perfect place for a beginner, or to try out new equipment. Awesome views of the colorado river make this a must ride for any level of rider.

Similar Trail: Kessel run at 18 road

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Bunny Hop

June 4, 2011
cmack819 Bunny Hop  
 
Review: Quick beginner ride at the Kokopelli trail system. This trail has proven to be fun for any level rider... Set up for beginners with sign posts occasionally on the trail to provide tips, the trail gives new riders a taste of what mountain biking can become. If you are advanced, do not shy away from this trail. With great views, the occasional little challenge and a fun and quick descent back down into the parking lot, this trail is well worth the 35 minutes it takes. If for nothing else, use it as a warm up for the spectacular Mary's Loop whose trail head is just up the trail system road.

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Bunny Hop

September 25, 2010
drlg Bunny Hop  
 
Review: I find Rustler's Loop to be a nice tack on trail at the end of a longer ride rather than a warm-up. Flowy section at the start that you can blast thru a couple of gentle up and down sections in the middle and a fast end. One of the few trails in the winter that is very ridable on snowpack (a great time and helps bridge the gap until spring riding starts).

Similar Trail: Kid's Loop (Tabegauche)

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Trailblazer

May 11, 2009
rich67 Trailblazer  
 
Review: Great warmup ride with some awesome scenery. Fun!

Similar Trail: Horsethief Bench, Mary's Loop

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Rustlers Loop MTB Trail 4.15 out of 5 based on 20 ratings. 20 user reviews.
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