997.32 m Down, 24.0 mi Please help support them with a tax-deductible donation (501c3). 11.7mi Arrive at the high point (11,351), and take a right turn to continue on the singletrack. 207 Elk Ave, Crested Butte Yes, yes, EVERYBODY loves the 401 Trail. For good reason—it’s amazing. My trip to the USA in 2005 had it all, for someone who enjoys bike riding, especially cross country, small towns, great scenery and a good bunch of people to ride with it could not have been better. 3h 30m, 14mi Wed, 08/22/2012 - 12:50am-- Anonymous (not verified) DAY 3. 14.1mi • A great day with my hubby! Trail 401 is a bit longer in distance than Teocalli Ridge, but the elevation gain is about the same. — It’s been in all the mags, has been plenty of Facebook banners, and is probably the most Instagrammed trail in Colorado. • Randy and I debated about taking him on the trail It’s a hard singletrack climb to the summit and a fast descent with significant exposure. However, the stunning amount of ridiculously scenic singletrack in Crested Butte (CB) is hard to fathom. 10/28/20: Snow There is currently no lift-accessed biking at CBMR, but bikers are free to use some of the CBMR trails at their own risk. Customer Service. 14mi 2h 08m, 13.2mi 654.1 m Down, 18.9 mi 512.99 m Down, 11.5 mi The views are something else on the 401 Trail, but so is the elevation gain . Crested Butte Mountain Biking: Trail 401:Advanced intermediate ride: Information & Conditions: Trail 401:Advanced intermediate ride. — Tweet. 2h 00m, Not worth riding the 2nd half of the trail. spectacular. 3h 00m, Most amazing views, ridiculous wildflowers, beautiful trail Yes, yes, EVERYBODY loves the 401 Trail. This trail has some awesome singletrack and amazing views. First time. But the descent side below ~11,000' was rideable and great fun! Not some many flowers left. Yes, yes, EVERYBODY loves the 401 Trail. Crested Butte Mountain Biking: Trail 401:Advanced intermediate ride: Information & Conditions: Trail 401:Advanced intermediate ride. I knew it’d be another tough climb, regardless. Yes, yes, EVERYBODY loves the 401 Trail. Please explain. Great views! The bread and butter of 401 Trail Loop - alpine singletrack at its best. Description. • 13.7mi, Couldn’t get thru completely as the snow melt washed out some areas plus I was beat by the elevation gain. The bread and butter of 401 Trail Loop - alpine singletrack at its best. 991.47 m Up This ride ranks among the best of its style, and the among best in the area. Chris & Mac Getting butts off the couch, one butt at a time . 11h 00m, Unfortunately the weather was pretty bad all weekend so I biked to Emerald Lake and called it early, just didn't seem worth the rain. At the top of Schofield Pass, the famed singletrack of the 401 Trail veers right starting with a tough and consistent climb for 1.3 miles through dense trees. The 401 Trail is Crested Butte, Colorado’s, most popular mountain biking trail. It is important to note that the 401 trail is not open until July. 2h 04m, Aspens! If you have never ridden trail 401, put this one on your list for your next trip to Crested Butte. Technical terrain with no alternate lines. Andrew Haynes riding down the 401 trail in Crested Butte, CO. 32.5mi Incredible singletrack, best views ever. Colorado highlight. The 401 Trail is a legendary single track in Crested Butte, Colorado. If you are lame like us, you can shuttle to the top and avoid the grueling 4mile uphill ride. 14mi Wildflowers are killer!! I stopped so many times to take pics. From Rustler Gulch you have two options to get back to the Judd Falls parking lot. From picking up trash to trail maintenance to poop removal, they do it all and keep our backcountry pristine. Trail, USFS - Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison Nat. Near Crested Butte, Colorado. You will negotiate a few drainages and steep drops off to your right while you take in the stunning views, knee high flowers, all on a nice smooth track. Don’t come to Crested Butte in May or early June and expect to ride it. 13.7mi, Very Photographic...Not worth the fire road climbing and more climbing at the end of the ride in wet conditions. Trail Reporting Software and maps ©2000-2020 Thin Air Web . Enjoying this trail? Steep. The 401 Trail is Crested Butte, Coloradoâ s, most popular mountain biking trail. Tacky and amazing, a few spots near the bottom of the first decent are a little tore up Eventually the trail will bring you onto a short bit of road before arriving at Rustler Gulch. Trail is a hot mess; several avalanches have covered the trail with snow, trees, and other debris. — 2h 00m, perfect weather with just enough clouds to keep us cool! It always comes up whenever I read an article about mountain biking in Crested Butte. 2h 51m, lots of climbing! Yes, yes, EVERYBODY loves the 401 Trail. 1h 46m. Status: Good to Go! • — The high alpine trail offers an epic descent with knee high flowers, and spectacular views of the Gothic Valley and Mount Crested Butte. The loop provides endless views of Colorado's breathtaking Elk range, winding its way around alpine lakes, through aspen groves, while immersing riders in shoulder high skunk cabbage. Yes, yes, EVERYBODY loves the 401 Trail. Pretty much the mandatory ride that must be done for first-timers to Crested Butte is the 401 trail. earlier might be better. Near Crested Butte, Colorado. When you think of mountain biking in Crested Butte, one of the first trails that comes to mind is likely 401 and for good reason. In the winter, you cannot drive all the way to the trailhead discussed in many of these comments. 7mi, Got dropped off halfway up the road. 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