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    Making a trip. suggestions plz

    me and a fellow rider are making a trip to winter park at the end of july. we are planning to stay in that area for a couple of days then move along to camp elsewhere for another few days. what would be a good starting point to go after wp? we were thinking fruita area, evergreen area and are open to anywhere really. What would yall suggest?

    thanks

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    At the end of July, it's not that pleasant in Fruita/Grand Junction, due to overwhelming heat. I'd stay in the high country. Lots of options. Salida, Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, Crested Butte, Vail, or Mesa -- the next Moab. (That's a joke there...) Maybe just keep following the Continental Divide Route north or south, cherry picking singletrack or something.

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    Be Cool!

    i agree with the last post. stay away from fruita this time of the year. do some high alpine riding. Georgia Pass to Breck, Monarch Crest (fooses/greens/silver creek they're all good), Rabbit Ears to Steamboat, The famous 401 in CB. That is what colorado mtn biking is really about.

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    thanks for the replys guys. we are gonna make our way down to cb after winter park. we head out in the morning on the two day trek from mississippi. i cannot wait to get out of this heat

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    i'd skip winter park. seriously, anywhere but there, you'll be happier. go to vail and camp on redsandstone road.

    i'd go straight to crested butte, best in CO

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    Quote Originally Posted by bikebum
    i'd skip winter park. seriously, anywhere but there, you'll be happier. go to vail and camp on redsandstone road.

    i'd go straight to crested butte, best in CO
    x2.. im sure he has left already, but the singletrack in winter park is nothing to write home about..at least that is how I felt...and Mountain Bike Capital of the US..thats funny

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