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West Magnolia - Magnolia Road trailhead

155-145 County Hwy 132-W · Nederland, co

How to find us

We will meet at the trailhead at the intersection of the Peak to Peak highway and Magnolia road on the west side of the highway.

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This intermediate level ride is a great mid-week tonic. Ride at your own pace and we’ll regroup at intersections. We finish every ride by gathering at a local establishment for food and good cheer. Explore trails that are new to you and find a new riding buddy or two. Join the fun!

This week we'll ride the Schoolbus trail in West Mag. This trail can be ridden as an out and back or looped with Rocks & Roots, topping out at 9,500 ft. There are occasional rocks and roots steps/drops and some short and steep pitches, but for the most part it's a great backcounty trail through old mining areas.

Aerobic Difficulty: 7/10
Technical Difficulty: 5/10

Please consider carpooling from the Justice Center and leave extra time for the construction in Boulder Canyon!

- Riders must sign a liability waiver once during the season. By signing up for this ride, you agree to our Waiver
- All riders MUST wear a helmet, bring water, and have a trail-ready bike.
- All riders ride at their own risk, group leaders take no responsibility for rider safety/injury.
- This is a no-drop ride.
- Riders should also carry basic tools: a spare tube in your correct tire size, a pump, tire lever, a chain tool and basic Allen wrenches. Snacks are recommended.
- Rides launch on time. Please arrive at 5:45, rides will roll at 6:00.
- If the weather is iffy make sure to check this page a few hours before the ride for updated info. If you signed up for the ride you should also receive an email in the event of a cancellation.
- For permitting and planning purposes, please sign up if you plan to join us.

The Boulder Mountainbike Alliance is a volunteer-run, membership-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. BMA's mission is to serve as a positive voice for mountain biking in the greater Boulder Colorado area by improving the trail experience for all users through skill clinics, social rides, events, advocacy, and trail building. Learn more about BMA here

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