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    Fat Bikes in Breckenridge?

    I'll be visiting Breckenridge next weekend, wondering if it's worth bringing the fat bike along for the ride?

    Any groomed trails that allow fat tires?

    Obviously Breck is primarily a ski town this time of year so I'm not really expecting much but I gotta think their'd be some fat bikers in the high country looking to ride!

    Any tips/advice/recommendations are greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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    No groomed Nordic areas allow bikes. Good times snowmobile tours grooms the forks of the Swan area but the area is sledneck city and you'd better bring a gas mask if you're going to use those trails. Some non motorized trails may be packed enough to ride on, but that depends on the amount of snow we've received and the amount of ski and or snowshoe use.

    You'd have a lot more options bringing XC skis.

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    Peaks trail is awesome. Might have a small bit of hiking in the middle of it but it is worth the walk.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smithrider View Post
    Peaks trail is awesome. Might have a small bit of hiking in the middle of it but it is worth the walk.
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    Depends on the amount of recent snow and traffic. You might end up post holing up to your knees (and making a mess of the trail) for a mile or more. Usually the area between the ned of the Whatley Ranch ditch and the area around where the miners creek trail comes in doesn't get enough traffic to keep a fat bike from bogging down. That's a long way to post hole carrying a bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zrm View Post
    the area
    Depends on the amount of recent snow and traffic. You might end up post holing up to your knees (and making a mess of the trail) for a mile or more. Usually the area between the ned of the Whatley Ranch ditch and the area around where the miners creek trail comes in doesn't get enough traffic to keep a fat bike from bogging down. That's a long way to post hole carrying a bike.
    Sure, don't go ride it after a fresh snow. But if it hasn't recently snowed, it is a good ride. If it's too soft, do an out and back from either side where it is almost always in good condition. I still stand by my comment that it is a great trail.

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    Fat Bikes in Breckenridge?

    It's been snowing since we arrived on Friday. Left the bike at home.

    I did go ski biking though....

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    Keystone gulch road and a few roads in Zuma are good to go for fat bikes.

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