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Level: Intermediate
Length: 6 mi (9.7 km)
Surface: 4x4 Trail
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: -
Total: 3 riders
 

Mountain Biking Mount Antero/Browns Creek Road / FS #278

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#537 of 1,342 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#10,979 in the world

FS #278 climbs steeply from the junction with #277, up towards the Antero summit. Eventually the grade mellows out, and becomes more rideable when the 4x4 road starts switchbacking. It's quite rideable up high, despite the extremely high elevation.

First added by Greg Heil on Oct 13, 2015. Last updated Apr 23, 2020. → add an update
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  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: yes
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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  • Greg Heil   ✓ supporter
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    The switchbacked portion of this road is quite rideable, despite being at over 12,000 feet! You can't beat the views that you'll find here. For a 4x4 road, I can't imagine a much better ride!

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