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Colo.TJ
July 20th, 2015, 10:31 AM
This is a copy and paste from the Lunatic Fringe. Thought it was appropriate.

As usual, pics do no justice to the terrain, especially elevation changes and 'steepness'.

This is the trail just NW of Sprucewood. It's been there for years but I've never ridden it. It may have been closed for a few years. Not sure.

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2429_zpsel8owevi.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2433_zpscl89qvxr.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2431_zpstkzss5bu.jpg

Super steep and nothing but shale rock.

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2430_zpsv5zd77sc.jpg

New single track. Trail #770.

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2434_zps2ilpysig.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2439_zpsl7dpxcwy.jpg

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http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2441_zpsg23xzqid.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2435_zpsjo1nroy9.jpg

This so sections was SO tight, I don't know how I got through.

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2436_zps4hr7dxex.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2437_zpsad83ztbg.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2438_zpsee6ezgsa.jpg

After this squeeze, there's an immediate left U turn which goes near vertical between two rocks then U turns back right and down. This is the view after. From this angle, reverse of how I came through, it goes up then left and down then U turn right into the squeeze.

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2442_zpsxzv151p1.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2443_zpsxu7vx6ka.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2444_zpsxosxrqwu.jpg

This is a "tunnel" made of several boulders that have fallen/rolled and ended up like this. Very cool feature.

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2445_zpsu8zriuor.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2447_zpsc7xituvb.jpg

A chair for a respite. I took a few pics from it. :D

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2448_zpsn5php3e8.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2449_zps8runxaln.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2452_zps9ezpngdq.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2450_zpsrqefxmn3.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/Cars%20and%20motorcycles%20etc/IMG_2451_zpsauywgerl.jpg

I ran it solo so not very many pictures.

Colo.TJ
July 20th, 2015, 10:48 AM
Some videos I found on youtube.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=38BMgZJMo40

Colo.TJ
July 20th, 2015, 10:49 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tl6Z-Yj3C9s

Colo.TJ
August 1st, 2015, 10:11 AM
Ran 770 again at Rampart. Did it North to South this time and mapped it on my PDF map app. Easier North to South IMO. Ended up doing 22 miles of 770. Was trying to run all of it but I couldn't do it. Those 22 miles took about 3 or 4 hours. Ran into a downed tree that looked 'intentional', maybe. Ended up doing a total of 51 miles in about 6 hrs. Burned 1400 calories in addition to my normal 2200 for a total 3600 calories yesterday. I'm beat today. I could barely make it back to Sprucewood.

Took some pics for my mapping and came across this scenic point. Since it's a new trail and all and not quite "officially" mapped, I decided to name this point Stacy's Point after my wife. :p Maybe it will take. :D

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/IMG_2472_zps21hjptfh.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/IMG_2473_zps53t7jphs.jpg

http://i263.photobucket.com/albums/ii154/ColoTJ/IMG_2474_zps0jmjbert.jpg





39*17'28.0" N, 105"06'27.8" W

J Kimmel
August 1st, 2015, 01:57 PM
Looks nice. Wish I could go!

Colo.TJ
August 1st, 2015, 02:50 PM
Looks nice. Wish I could go!

LMK if/when you can. I'm usually up for it.

J Kimmel
August 1st, 2015, 05:38 PM
I'll be in Glenwood permanently here shortly. Mountain or west slope riding for me now. We'll have to ride over here.