Deer Creek Trail

Ride Details

Difficulty: Difficult
Distance: 8.9 mi
Avg. Time: 2.5 hr
Climb:1,827 ft
Trail Type: Singletrack
Descend:2,344 ft
Ride Area: ,


One of the best long rides to open up early is Deer Creek. This is a fairly long ride due to the location of the start and end points of the trail. Take lots of water and plan on enjoying the great views of the north side of Crested Butte Mountain and the East River drainage. This trail is and XC riders dream it has several distinct climbs each followed by fun descents, the trail is narrow and winds through a remote part of the Crested Butte Backcountry.



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