Skipped asphault. — 34mi 39mi, Rain, sleet, snow, hail/graupel Mount Shavano, Mount Antero, Mount Princeton, Mount Yale, Mount Harvard, Mount Oxford, and La Pata Peak Trail. 9.5 km 138.56 m Down, 24.4 mi Posted by Scott Pressly. Home; Shop . Local Trail Association. Awesome. Enjoy & research Gunnison National Forest, Colorado with trail guides, topo maps, photos, reviews & GPS routes on Trails.com. Elevations: 8,670 to 10,400 for the 12-mile spur or 11,600 if you make it to the Continental Divide on the Crest Trail. Amazing trail for hiking or biking. The true 40-mile Crest Classic begins at Monarch Pass and drops 4,200 feet to the town of Salida. Later a sand pit will try to make you bail. had the trail to myself Autumn may be the most scenic time of year to ride the Monarch Crest Trail Terrance Siemon. Monarch Crest Shuttle. 35mi, Stopped for lunch and 2 flats. Could see Pikes Peak as well as Crested Butte. 4h 25m, No snow this time Monarch Mountain is an equal opportunity provider and operates under a special use permit with the Pike San Isabel National Forest. So I felt the need to pipe in - because I grew up in Tahoe - rode Downieville all the freakin time (probably about 30-40 days worth) and still think the Crest Trail rules. Dopeness. 1 Review & Comments. Monarch Crest Trail **We are out of our Forest Service user days for the Monarch Crest for the 2018 season. The Monarch Crest Trail: Out and Back is one of the most popular and scenic singletrack rides in America. Durango. The Monarch Crest Trail to Silver Creek combines the sweet riding and views of the Monarch Crest Trail with a fast and sometimes technical downhill along the Silver Creek drainage to US 285 on Poncha Pass. 25 views. 4h 30m. 6h 05m, Crashed twice, still had fun As a general rule of thumb, you want to be back below tree line by noon, but 11am is even safer. It took us about an hour to negotiate that section which made this a 6 hour ride with opting out of the rainbow trail single track at the end and taking the dirt road instead down to 285. 672 Monarch Crest Trail The name of Shanan Yvonne Orndorff is listed in the historical residence records. Cross the small stretch of grass to the trail l downhill. — 35mi es super hermoso y con una gran cantidad de buenas vistas. 567107211035 is the parcel's ID. great ride! — Important to have water, food. Your FREE account works with all Adventure Projects sites. Kimchi. 476 views . Public Comment Needed! — S-mtn: most of the snow from 2 weeks ago has melted. A mint day was forecast, perfect for a high-country ride. Probably don’t repeat) Subscribe! 3216.82 m Up — Motorcycles are also allowed on this trail but ATV's and other four-wheel drive vehicles are prohibited. Salida Mountain Trails ... Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden. Good ride. bailed on the rainbow Trail option used the road instead. Some technical terrain and limited alternate lines. Due to the outstanding scenery, and a relatively small amount of elevation gain, this trail is considered to be one of the most popular mountain biking routes in Colorado. Join us on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020 in Salida for this historic fundraiser benefiting The Alliance, which helps victims of domestic and sexual abuse. You then drop on to Marshall Pass and can go down to the highway, Poncha Creek, or Silver Trail. — 4h 57m, 35mi Pretty but extremely rocky section. This incredibly scenic, high-altitude route utilizes two historic rail grades and ties in some of Colorado’s finest singletrack via the Colorado Trail, Monarch Crest, and Starvation Creek as it passes over high passes and through historic mining settlements. 35.5mi 31mi, Awesome. Doesn’t matter. We did make a slightly wrong turn taking the Continental Divide Trail past Silver Creek Trail, but I had closer to 3000 feet of climbing. • 8020.43 m Down. The lower half had some puddles but not too bad, V cold up top with ice and wind, but very nice down low. Score Time . The Monarch Crest is along the border between Gunnison and Chaffee counties, approximately 25 miles (40 km) west of the town of Salida. Monarch Crest Trail. With over 30 miles of mostly singletrack trails and all of the best scenery Colorado has to offer, this trail is a must ride. Monarch Crest Trail is a 31.3 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Sargents, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Monarch Crest Trail is the first 11 miles on continental divide between Monarch Pass and Marshall Trail and it shares the track with Colorado Trail on the later half of 4 miles. This trail was spectacular! I had planned to do one of the hardest rides of the trip on my first day, the Monarch Crest loop. and 3 others. Monarch Crest Trail. Please explain. 67 views. Technical terrain with no alternate lines. Also on Saturday 9/26/20, there were about 30-40 downed trees spread out over about 2.4 miles. Rainbow trail kicked my butt. The trail boasts little elevation gain and through hikers and mountain bikers will enjoy a break from the strenous climbs of other sections of the trail. We’re open daily 10am-5pm starting Tuesday Dec 8th after temp closure. Three shuttles run daily at 8 & 10 AM. The trail is closed by winter snow from November until June. Taking other people's content (text, photos, etc) without permission is a copyright violation and Get Here. Some may ride this trail only once in their entire lives, while others may ride it once a year with a big group of friends for special events. — — It encompasses 10 miles of primarily singletrack along the Continental Divide. It is one of the best trails in the country on sheer beauty alone. The downhill sections were so dang goood! — Search. 938.82 m Down, 239.2 mi One of the best trails and combos I've ever ridden. 4h 30m, Great ride but very long! Next ride is to Marshall Pass out and back. — • As soon as I get home from a long work trip or even a stressful day, I head up the pass to indulge in one of the radical, loamy, rocky, and high-speed trails that orchestrate the Monarch Crest. Local Trail Association. 35mi, Monarch Crest - Rainbow - Silver Creek From the parking lot go to the Continental Divide Trailhead at … The Monarch Crest Scenic Tramway and Gift Shop are on the top of Monarch Pass at 11,312 feet (3.45 km). The CDNST/CT segment south of Monarch Pass is known as the “Crest Trail”. Dry and dusty, air was fine but view was hazy. 2,443' Down 5h 26m, 2,469 ft elevation gain The Monarch Crest Trail, also know as the Monarch Pass Trail, travels for a total of 11.5 miles to Marshall Pass while following the Continental Divide Trail. 4h 32m, Amazing!!! 11.7mi, 8 hours total on the trail. Monarch Crest Scenic Tramway Tram will reopen in May 2021 Pictures. 10,554' Up We hiked Monarch Creat to South Fooses Creek (10.4mi out and back) and loved it. Length 31.3 miElevation gain 2168 ftRoute type Point to point Awesome... The drive didn't disappoint. It is a 35-mile ride full of technically varied, high-alpine singletrack. This home was built in 2018 and last sold on 5/5/2016 for $205,000. The property has one unit. So much fun!! 5.1 As you enter a small saddle, look for two small signs pointing to S. Fooses Creek. Pet and Biker Friendly We welcome guest all-around the world to come enjoy out enticing views!! • Starting at Monarch Pass summit at 11,320 feet you will travel south along the Continental Divide nudging up to 12,000 feet as you make your way to Marshall Pass to take in some Colorado trail goodness. Back To The Trails. Amazing day. A single family home is located on a lot of 1.75 acres. In addition to the classic ride, there are plenty of options for alternative rides such as South Fooses Creek, Greens Creek, Agate Creek, Silver Creek, and Rainbow trails. It has three bedrooms and four bathrooms. Public Comment Needed! 32.1mi Monarch Crest features singletrack connected by some fire road sections to make a mostly downhill run from theMonarch Passtrailhead back over to Highway 285. Lots of up and downs that wear you out over time. Much of the ride is at or above treeline with huge views to the west. The Crest Crank annual fundraiser includes a shuttle to and from Salida to the top of Monarch Pass – a unique part of the ride. It has one unit. Most trails are dry, with some snow and ice still in the shaded areas. 34mi Occasionally the trail dips back into the trees and gets slightly more technical. The starting elevation is about 11,300 feet and for the first two and a half miles it climbs steadily. — Avoid saturday - too busy Without question, the Monarch Crest Trail rates as the most popular ride in the region. 36.5mi, 2,500 ft elevation via Garmin Edge 500 still a fantastic ride — I really don’t like how it is marketed as 30+ miles of singletrack. Details Kim Penny (970) 759-3820. It encompasses 10 miles of primarily singletrack along the Continental Divide. Moderate seems accurate for this trail. The Monarch Crest is a long point to point ride at very high altitudes. Time: 2 to 3 hours, depending on the spur. 3h 41m, w/ Jamie, Carlin, Amanda, Kris, Matt, Steve & Eric. The 4,393 sq. The Crest Trail can be accessed from the Monarch Pass Parking Lot on Hwy 50. 38mi Back To The Trails. Huge day! Connecting with the Crest Trail can take several hours longer, depending on the approach. Urgent- Hardrock Paving Expansion could destroy the Solstice Trail. Very steep. There are shuttle services from Poncha Springs to the start or you can shuttle with 2 cars, leaving one at Monarch Pass and the other at the Hwy 50/Hwy 285 intersection. (Shuttle. The Monarch Crest Trail is located just outside Salida and Poncha Springs, two small Colorado mountain towns that welcome mountain bikers, kayakers, and outdoor adventurers of all kinds to town each summer. Trail, New Sustaining Sponsor- Peakview Mortgage. donate to earn trail karma! It is prime season for getting in some rides on this sweet trail. Première vidéo et première rando de notre voyage aux US : magnifique parcours en altitude à côté de Salida dans le Colorado. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will not being doing shuttles this summer. Pet and Biker Friendly We welcome guest all-around the world to come enjoy out enticing views!! The small section of The Crest I did was awesome. If you’re shuttling, you can leave a car at the Poncha Springs Visitor Center at the junction of Colorado Route 50 and Colorado Route 285. Finished up on the Rainbow Trail, which was extremely muddy at end. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will not being doing shuttles this summer. — Doug. Sep 30, 2020: New Sustaining Sponsor- Peakview Mortgage. This home was built in 2017 and last sold on 9/25/2019 for $1,100,000. Trails: 3 miles of four-wheel drive dirt road to the trailhead, 3.1 miles of excellent single-track; double these miles if doing this as a spur. Crest Trail . If you want to ride the Monarch Crest Trail on your own, you can pay for a shuttle ride to the top. 16 August Categories: Mountain Ops. I start in Poncha Springs at 7500ft and peak out at nearly 12,000ft on the continental divide. 3h 43m, Rode starvation (on the right, look through the grass slightly before the top of keep road) no Rainbow Trail Steep. As soon as I get home from a long work trip or even a stressful day, I head up the pass to indulge in one of the radical, loamy, rocky, and high-speed trails that orchestrate the Monarch Crest. The 2,950 sq. Trails: 3 miles of four-wheel drive dirt road to the trailhead, 3.1 miles of excellent single-track; double these miles if doing this as a spur. Sunday Dec 6th. Score Time … It is 12 miles of wondrous single-track from Monarch to Marshall passes, with another 28 miles of single-track following on the Rainbow Trail to U.S. 285, and on to Methodist Mountain and Bear Creek. You could continue for another seven-tenths of a mile to reach the South Fooses Creek Trail junction. Monarch Pass is located on the Continental Divide at the southern end of the Sawatch Mountain Range. Closed with Rainbow Trail - that might be too much. The Monarch Trail at Walnut Woods Metro Park in Groveport, Ohio is an easy 1.4 mile one-way trail that runs alongside Walnut Creek and connects with the Sweetgum Trail. The Monarch Crest Crank is a mountain bike event along one of IMBA’s Epic mountain bike trails - The Monarch Crest. The Monarch Crest and all trails surrounding it is a vast high-country trail system located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. 20h 00m, Bailed due broken wrist. This is about an injury or accident The Vapor Trail is a weekend bikepacking loop based on the longstanding 125-mile race that starts and finishes in Salida, Colorado. You made my day!!!!! October 18, 2016 by Mark. Marshall Pass – Poncha Creek Road loop – SNOW. Snow packable and not too slick Had 2 pretty good falls. The only downside is that due to its high altitude, there is but a short window of opportunity to ride it between the leftover spring snow and new autumn snow. 1350.84 m Up It is obviously a long ride, but you can do it. • 30mi, dry and crisp, not too many people out there either The Monarch Crest - IMBA Epic route starts on the east side of Monarch Pass. Hiked parts last summer. Beautiful views. 7 AM special request shuttle is available for groups over 7. 100… — This is a big ride with big views. The trail begins at the summit of Monarch Pass directly off of Colorado Route 50 and 20 or so miles west of Poncha Springs. 31.9mi, killer Explore the Salida Monarch Crest Trail; Explore the Salida Monarch Crest Trail. The trailhead is at Monarch Pass, off Highway 50, about 19 miles up from Poncha Springs. For the first time, an enduro event is hosted on the famous Monarch Crest trail in Colorado. Elevation profile is indeed misleading. It has three bedrooms and 4.25 bathrooms. Age 38. 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