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How to Get There: Take Interstate 70 to Exit 173, West Vail. Take the roundabout east past Safeway and City Market to Red Sandstone Rd. Turn left and drive

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Description: This version of the North Trail begins at the Red Sandstone trailhead on Red Sandstone Rd. From the trailhead, ride west above Vail up countless switchbacks. After 2 miles riders will come to an intersection with Buffehr Creek Trail. Stay left and continue down a loose and rocky descent. Reaching the bottom, riders will cross Buffehr Creek and traverse around some beaver ponds to an intersection. Follow the signs to continue on the North Trail. The trail begins to climb again with switchbacks and great views of the Gore and Sawatch Ranges. Eventually, the trail will 10 begin to contour and the ride becomes quite enjoyable as it passes through 00 lush aspen groves. In the height0 of summer, the wildflowers through this section are very impressive. The trail will start to descend towards the Davos trailhead. Stay on the main trail and ride to the intersection with the Davos Hill Climb. Turn right and ride the dirt road (FS 781) .042 miles to a gate. Go through the gate to access the last singletrack section of the ride. Descend through the trees to the Trapper's Run trailhead. From here, ride the North Frontage Road all the way back to Red Sandstone Rd and the start of the ride.

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