- Near Steamboat Lake State Park, north of town
- 21 miles
- Aerobic Difficulty:
- Time To Allow:
- 3 to 5 hours
- Elevation Change:
- 3000 feet
- July to October
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- New Mexico
The Nipple Peak Long Loop is a difficult trail that offers some of the area's most challenging singletrack. The route includes dirt road, gravel, double and singletrack. Views of Sawtooth Mountain, Hahns Peak, and the Park and Gore ranges of the Rockies are stunning.
Near Steamboat Lake State Park, north of town
Time To Allow:
3 to 5 hours
July to October
Map + Directions
From Steamboat Springs, take US 40 west to Elk River Road (County Road 129). Travel 32.6 miles to the Nipple Peak trailhead.