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Hall Ranch Trail Lyons Colorado

Another highly recommended trail in the Boulder area, just outside Lyons. There was no doubt in my mind that I was going to enjoy this trail more than my previous one (Sourdough). I was praying that this trail was not recommended by the same people that recommended Sourdough. Well I had surprise coming my way.. a very pleasant surprise. Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Lyons Length: 10 total miles Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: Aerobically: moderate. Technically: … [Read more...]

Walker Ranch Loop Boulder Colorado

Walker Ranch Trail was the first ever trail I did with my current bike, that was just over a year ago in July 2008. That time I only managed to get 3/4 of the way around and had to walk the last 3 miles with the bike. I really loved the ride last year, and it came in 4th place of my favorite Trails I rode during the 2008 Mountain Madness Tour… So, did I like this trail as much the second time as I did the first? Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Boulder Length: 7.4 total … [Read more...]

Slickrock Trail Moab Utah

Every serious Mountain Biker from around the world, knows, or has heard about the famous and notorious “Slickrock” Trail in Moab. It was this trail that put Moab on the map, and turned Moab into a mountain biking mecca that brings 1000’s of mountain bikers from around the globe to Moab. Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Moab Length: about 12.5 miles Trail Type: Loop Skill Level: Technically very difficult to extremely dangerous. Physically very difficult to abusive Duration: … [Read more...]

Plantation Trail Canaan Valley West Virginia

Plantation Trail When I approached the West Virginia Mountain Biking Forums to find out what the “Best” trails were,the Plantation Trail was way on the top of the list. After having so much trouble finding up to date trail info, I was lucky that this trail is pretty easy and straight forward to ride. So, it was time to hit the Plantation, and see for myself if it deserves a spot in the “Big League” Trail Info: Nearby City: Davis Length: 19.7 total miles Trail Type: … [Read more...]

Tabeguache Trails Epic Grand Junction Colorado

Known as the Tabeguache Trails, but it seems that the locals call them the “Lunch Loops”. DO NOT make the same mistake I did, and accidentally mention these are in Fruita!!.. These trails are Grand Junctions playground. After the previous rides I did in this area, I was really looking forward to these trails, as so many people mentioned trails such as “Gunny Loop”, “The Ribbon” and of course “Holy Cross” Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Grand Junction Length: You … [Read more...]

Moab Rim Trail via Hidden Valley Moab

I have done this beauty numerous times, and it is actually one of my favorite Moab rides. However, I much prefer this ride starting at the East side, at Hidden Valley [ opposite to the map below ] . This means you start the trail with a 30 min. brutal portage, but you end the trail with an absolute mental downhill. Trail Stats & Information Nearby City: Moab Length: about 14.3 miles Trail Type: Loop or Out & Back Skill Level: Technically extremely difficult to downright abusive. … [Read more...]

401 Trail Crested Butte Colorado

Most mountain bikers in the USA, and even abroad know of, or have heard about Crested Butte's 401 trail. While doing my research for the "Gunnison / Crested Butte trails, I probably read 100's of excellent comments and remarks about the 401. Mountain Bikers, Magazines and books all rate this trail as one of the "Best Singletrack Trail" in the USA. The best comment I read , was If I knew I was going to die next week, I would wish to ride the 401 one last time. So, did the 401 knock Hall Ranch … [Read more...]