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Spring MTB Tour

Discussion in 'The West' started by syadasti, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    I am bringing my Kiwi friend Pete on an MTB trip out West similar to the one I did back in 2007. Looking for some local riders and advice on trip planning/timing/weather. Right now we were thinking starting in late April or May for 14-21 days - rotating schedule of 2-3 days riding and then a day off (suggestions for off days would be good too. Starting/ending in Denver and aiming for rides in CO, UT, and AZ. Moab and Sedona for sure. I like the looks of Buffalo Creek's Blackjack, but Pete's not into that - this will be all trail riding. Have some riding friends in Denver, Colorado Springs, Flagstaff, and Phoenix though I'm not certain on availability without solid dates.

    Thanks!
     
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  2. skyst3alth

    skyst3alth Monkey

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    There's plenty of other way fun trails in Buffalo Creek if he doesn't want to hit BlackJack. And it usually melts/dries pretty quick so you should be in luck.
     
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  3. Ithnu

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    Check mtbr: http://forums.mtbr.com/colorado-front-range/

    Lots of activity in the Front Range forum and despite a few jokers like myself folks will share some good info. There is also a sticky on current trail conditions thread that is very useful in the spring.
     
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  4. Pesqueeb

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    I'll be honest, Blackjack is mostly above my comfort level, but there is a metric sh*t ton of other great riding to be had at BC.
     
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  5. syadasti

    syadasti i heart mac

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    Postponed for a year. One of the people who bailed bought tickets to HI and got another on the trip so will be going there instead.