Expert – Deer Creek Loop

Ride Details

Difficulty: Difficult
Distance: 28.9 mi.
Avg. Time: 5.75 hr.
Climb:3670 ft.
Trail Type: singletrack, doubletrack
Descend:3670 ft.


This is a long-standing Crested Butte mountain bike spring classic. It’s southwestern exposure dries the snow early and is sometimes rideable by the second week of June. Sometime in late July the cows are let in and turn parts of the trail into pee and poop quagmires, so most locals ride this early in the season. The climb up to the ride’s high point is pretty tough…

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