Like Gooseberry Mesa, Fruita, Colorado’s trail system is a testament to the strength and dedication of the mountain biking community. Fruita’s trails are the product of a collaborative effort between the Bureau of Land Management, Over the Edge Sports, and local cycling enthusiasts. Sandstone, slickrock, twists, and turns come together into one of the most fun mountain bike destinations around. It’s truly a must-ride for any singletrack veteran.
Spring will be here before you know it, and it’s time to start talking about springtime singletrack. Here are my five favorite trips to take when the days start getting a little longer.
Are you having trouble deciding where to ride next? Check out my top 10 list of North American mountain bike rides. If any of these rides pique your interest, you can find more detailed descriptions in some of our trip itineraries. Do you see your favorite ride on the list?
- 401 Loop in Crested Butte, CO
MTBProject.com declares this ride to be "the definition of alpine mountain biking." It is the perfect ending to our Crested Butte trip and a must-do ride in its own right. Wildflowers and alpine forests, surrounded by the breathtaking panorama of the Colorado Rockies land this ride near the top of most top 10 lists. This one is no exception. And of course, our guides would love to take you there.