Level: Expert
Length: 1 mi (1.6 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Connector
Elevation: -
Total: 4 riders
 

Mountain Biking Captain Morgan

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#230 of 1,322 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#2582 in the world

This trail is a 0.4 mi long one-way trail, heading E-SE off Captain Jack's down to Gold Camp Road. It comes out on Gold Camp Road just above the top of the Chutes. This is a true expert trail with percent slopes often ranging from 25 to 50%. You have to negotiate big drops, trees, ruts, rocks, turns, etc. on STEEP loose grade. It is by far the steepest, sketchiest trail I have seen in the Springs area.

Before you go
  • No Drinking water 
  • No E-bikes permitted 
  • No Fat biking allowed in winter 
  • No Fee required 
  • No Lift service 
  • No Night riding allowed 
  • No Pump track 
  • No Restrooms 
Getting there
The trailhead is located 0.8 miles above the parking lot at the bottom of Captain Jacks. It begins on the little top that begins the last main descent down Jacks. This top is just above the second main turn from the bottom of Jacks - the rounded south pointing turn (see the Captain Jack's map). It is the same little top where there is the short 15-20 foot long chunky face you can roll off.
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  • Gdb49
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    Steep! Very Steep! Fun, smiled the entire time. Trail won't last.

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  • mongwolf
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    Definitely an expert only trail. Not sure what I was doing on it, especially alone. Sketchy indeed. Bring your biggest bike, avoid the trees and chunky rocks immediately after the drops, and have some real fun on this trail. Best of luck to all who venture here.

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