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Recommended Routes in Western Colorado - 42

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Favorite Mary's Loop weaving around slot canyons
Intermediate/Difficult

Kokopelli Loops - Mary's, Horsethief, Steve's, and Wranglers

18.7 mi 30.1 km 1,591' Up 484.83 m Up 1,588' Down 483.88 m Down

Loma, CO
Favorite Gunny Loop is a ripper of a descent!
Difficult

Lunch Loop Trails - Gunny Loop

12.1 mi 19.5 km 1,362' Up 415.11 m Up 1,365' Down 416.15 m Down

Orchard…, CO
Favorite Here's a great insider's tip:  Ride the 18 Road trails just before sunset... the trails will be empty, the light will be epic, and the views are unreal.
Intermediate/Difficult

Zippity Loop

8.5 mi 13.7 km 703' Up 214.27 m Up 703' Down 214.35 m Down

Fruita, CO
Favorite Sunset over the Colorado on Rustler's Loop Trail.  This photo is looking toward the start of Rattlesnake Canyon.
Easy/Intermediate

Rustler's

3.9 mi 6.2 km 281' Up 85.7 m Up 325' Down 99.15 m Down

Loma, CO
Favorite Lower section
Difficult

Palisade Rim

8.7 mi 14.0 km 1,324' Up 403.69 m Up 1,329' Down 404.94 m Down

Palisade, CO
Favorite Mary's Loop weaving around slot canyons
Difficult

Kokopelli Trail

143.5 mi 230.9 km 13,595' Up 4143.68 m Up 14,058' Down 4284.76 m Down

Loma, CO
Favorite plunge
Difficult

Palisade Plunge: Complete Ride

32.0 mi 51.4 km 839' Up 255.59 m Up 6,814' Down 2076.97 m Down

Cedaredge, CO
Favorite Riding the Western Rim Trail in Rabbit Valley, Colorado
Intermediate/Difficult

Rabbit Valley to Western Rim

19.7 mi 31.7 km 1,425' Up 434.38 m Up 1,425' Down 434.37 m Down

Loma, CO
Favorite Ascending Chutes and Ladders just after the intersection with Prime Cut.
Intermediate/Difficult

Chutes & Ladders Loop

6.9 mi 11.2 km 637' Up 194.2 m Up 637' Down 194.22 m Down

Fruita, CO

Western Colorado Biking

  • 2,107 Miles 3,390 Kilometers of Trail
  • 40 Recommended Routes
  • 109 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 239 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 74 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Western Colorado - 382

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3.9 mi 6.3 km #1Horsethief Bench
Intermediate/Difficult
Loma, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Loma, CO 197 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #2PBR - Pumps, Bumps, and Rollers
Intermediate
Fruita, CO
Intermediate
Fruita, CO 235 
1.9 mi 3.0 km #3Joe's Ridge
Intermediate/Difficult
Fruita, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Fruita, CO 183 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #4MoJoe
Intermediate/Difficult
Fruita, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Fruita, CO 121 
2.4 mi 3.9 km #5Zippity Do Da
Difficult
Fruita, CO
Difficult
Fruita, CO 137 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #6Kessel Run
Intermediate
Fruita, CO
Intermediate
Fruita, CO 170 
3.0 mi 4.9 km #7Ribbon Trail
Difficult
Redlands, CO
Difficult
Redlands, CO 82 
5.6 mi 9.0 km #8Mary's
Intermediate
Loma, CO
Intermediate
Loma, CO 103 
2.1 mi 3.5 km #9Prime Cut
Intermediate
Fruita, CO
Intermediate
Fruita, CO 115 
3.9 mi 6.3 km #10Steve's Loop
Intermediate
Loma, CO
Intermediate
Loma, CO 61 

Photos of Western Colorado - 751

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Cleaning the entrance to Horsethief Bench Loop... Going UP! Allez!!
Oct 26, 2016 near Loma, CO
A quick lap on one of the favorites at Kokopelli Loops–Horsethief Bench.
Dec 23, 2016 near Loma, CO
A great overview of the 18 Rd. trails in Fruita.
Oct 9, 2013 near Fruita, CO
Awesome sunset on Joe's Ridge
Apr 10, 2013 near Fruita, CO
If you keep right on the ribbon you'll see this drop located on a side trail in the trees
Apr 2, 2018 near Redlands, CO
#followcamfriday on my favorite descent in the Lunch Loops system: Gunny Loop. This trail has everything from butter smooth high speed sections to super technical rocky zones.
Dec 30, 2016 near Orchard…, CO
Gunny Loop is a ripper of a descent!
May 4, 2018 near Orchard…, CO
Troy kills it on the technical section.
Nov 1, 2013 near Loma, CO