in Ft.Collins, Colorado
Collins is located 60 miles North of Denver, CO.
up and away from town, trails start as soon as you get off
the city streets. The above picture is looking East from the
foothills, just West of Fort Collins, CO. In the background,
is town and Hughes Stadium, home of the Colorado State University
December is a good time of year to hit the trails along the
Front Range of Colorado. Since the weather has been so dry
and warm this year, it has allowed for many cyclists to continue
riding outdoors well into Winter. Though it seems uncommon
for the weather like this, you may be surprised to learn that
the weather in the Front Range of Colorado commonly repeats
this same dry pattern. We may get a couple of snow storms,
but the snow normally melts in just a few days.
Fort Collins averages nearly 300 days of sunshine per year!!
Making it an excellent place to ride all-year-long.
Pine Ridge/CSU Stadium area is located on the very West
side of town at the "Foot of the Rockies."
The terrain varies, yet it is all challenging and very
close to town. These trails are all within 4 miles of
the trails are not long,
in many places
rocky, technical, and steep. The picture to the right
is located on the North end of the reservoir-on the
There are many trails on the West side of the
reservoir and we have a special section on those trails
in our other Fort Collins,
for the trails near the Stadium and on the East side
of the lake, you can see that the views and terrain
are awesome! These trails are just a few minutes from
city life and you don't need to drive to get here!
the background of this picture lays Arthur's Rock
and Lory State Park. Living in Fort Collins allows
for cyclists to ride on some of the best terrain you
can find. If you want to keep it short you can stay
closer to town and remain on the East side of the
Reservoir. If you want pain, you can ride to the other
side of the reservoir and travel up and into the trees.
Either way, you will be challenged and satisfied.
picture to the left was taken on top of "Rotary."
This unique little spot is where climbers come to
do their magic. The Horsetooth area provides recreation
for just about anything. Outdoor Mecca, so to speak,
if you desire.
Reservoir at dusk. Wow. Happy
Holidays and happy trails!