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Level: Intermediate
Length: 1 mi (1.6 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Out & Back
Elevation: +1,527/1 ft
Total: 26 riders
 

Mountain Biking Spring Creek

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#734 of 1,346 mountain bike trails in Colorado
#8182 in the world

This is a connector trail that gets you off Gold Camp Road and connects with Mid-Columbine at about its midway point. You won't ride this alone for any reason, but it's a great addition to the Cheyenne Canyon area that adds high quality singletrack and gets you off the dusty, heavily traveled Gold Camp Road.

First added by John Fisch on Mar 22, 2012. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
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  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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This trail begins on Gold Camp Road immediately below Tunnel #1, just above the bottom of Captain Jack's
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  • Jim Cummings
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    A very nice mostly down-sloping trail. Like all the others for miles around the surface is granitic grit, ie weathered granite. It makes for a "soft on hard" surface (on this trail - not everywhere) so you get an interesting "floaty" ride. When you reach Columbine it's much more floaty because the grit and stones are deeper.

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  • mongwolf   ✓ supporter
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    A connector trail leading from the first tunnel on Gold Camp down to the Middle Columbine Trail. It is a hard packed surface with little scree on it, leading you to the bottomless scree of the switchbacks on Middle Columbine. What a contrast of two trails. Spring Creek is not a blazer but it is twisted, curvy fun. I actually enjoyed Middle Columbine today and all its scree ... for some strange reason.

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  • John Fisch   ✓ supporter
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    This is exceptionally high quality singletrack that adds variety to your Cheyenne Canyon excursions. The trail is very well designed and has great flow. Most of it is pristine hardpack dirt instead of the bottomless gravel that makes up much of the area. This trail provides a natural extension to a downhill run on Captain Jack's or a super alternative to an up the Chutes/Gold Camp and down Columbine loop. While only about a mile, it's a real hoot and higly recommended for its own sake as well as a better alternative to some of the traditional routes in the area.

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