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Level: Advanced
Length: 6 mi (9.7 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: One-way
Elevation: +771/ -773 ft
Total: 34 riders

Mountain Biking Colorado Trail: Fooses Creek

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#152 of 1,379 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#1,026 in the world

The Fooses Creek section of the Colorado Trail either descends or climbs (depending on which way you ride it) from/to the Monarch Crest and the Continental Divide Trail. If ridden down from the crest, the singletrack is about 5.6 miles long, with steep rocks and scree up top but mellowing out down low where it parallels the creek. If you were to ride this to the next section of singletrack, you'd have to follow Fooses Creek 4x4 Road for 2.7 miles to the junction with Highway 50, where the singletrack picks up on the other side.
If coming uphill on Fooses, the Colorado Trail joins with the CDT at the top of the Continental Divide and then the two trails run south along the divide in tandem for many miles.

First added by Greg Heil on Jul 23, 2014. Last updated Apr 30, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: yes
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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