Lower Loop Trail For Mountain Biking

The 63rd most popular mountain bike trail in Colorado.

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Northwest of Crested Butte, the Loop Loop is a locals favorite after work ride. From town, the main loop is a 10 mile mountain bike ride, with plenty of side routes for variations to keep it interesting.

To reach the main trailhead parking area from SR135, head west on Elk Avenue to First Street. Turn right heading north on First Street for 4 blocks to Butte Avenue. Turn left heading west on Butte Avenue. Butte Avenue eventually turns to the dirt and becomes Peanut Lake Road. The parking area is just ahead on the left.

Overall, Lower Loop Trail is the 63rd most popular mountain bike trail of all 178 mountain biking rides in Colorado. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Lower Loop Trail including Deer Creek Trail, 401 Trail, Teocalli Ridge Trail, East Brush Creek / Trail 400, 409 Trail / Walrod Gulch and Timberline Trail.

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Local Contact(s):  Gunnison National Forest (970) 641-0471; Crested Butte Visitors (800) 545-4505; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Dollys Trail Shuttle (970) 349-2620; Big Als Bicycle Heaven, Crested Butte (970) 349-0515.

Recommended Book:  "Mountain Bike Crested Butte" from Holly Annala

Recommended Map:  "Crested Butte Trail Map" from Kent Schulte

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Pioneer Cabins (970) 349-5517; Oh-Be-Joyful Campground; CB RV Resort (970) 349-6160

Luxury Loding:  Scarp Ridge Lodge, Crested Butte (866) 479-4677; Elk Mountain Lodge, Crested Butte (970) 349-7533

Breakfast Restaurant:  Izzy's Deli; Camp 4 Coffee

Reference Source:  click here https://crestedbuttemountainbike.com/

Article Source:   Best Lower Loop Trail Mountain Biking Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=BIKE&id=12863

GPS:  38.87432, -106.99233

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  7/6/2016

ID:  12863

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