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Alta Lakes Mountain Biking Trail

Basics
Location:
Near Telluride
Setting:
Mountainous
Length:
8.4 miles round-trip
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Aerobic Difficulty:
Difficult
Time To Allow:
1 to 2 hours
Elevation Change:
1700 feet
Season:
Mid-Summer to Fall

Description

This four-wheel drive road climbs south from the Telluride area up to the mining ghost town of Alta. The town itself is well-preserved and interesting to see, but even more impressive is the stunning scenery around the Alta Lakes, framed by two majestic peaks of the San Juan mountains.

Details

Location:
Near Telluride
Setting:
Mountainous
Length:
8.4 miles round-trip
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Aerobic Difficulty:
Difficult
Time To Allow:
1 to 2 hours
Elevation Change:
1700
Season:
Mid-Summer to Fall

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