Agate Creek

Total Miles
9.3

Elevation

3,596.03 ft

Duration

1.5 Hours

Technical Rating

8

Difficult

Best Time

Summer

Trail Overview

The Agate Creek Trail is a fun and challenging trail in the Gunnison National Forest near Sargents, Colorado, that starts right off of Highway 50 at the Agate Campground. It's a really rocky single track that follows a creek the entire way, with multiple creek crossings. It's made up of big boulders and big rock problems, and lots of sections are just full of cobble loose rocks. The creek overflows onto the trail for a bit, making for a muddy wet trail. It slowly climbs all the way up to Monarch Crest Trail, climbing 2,900 feet over almost 10 miles. The second half of the trail is much easier. It goes through a really pretty forest of pines and aspens and goes past an old mining cabin.

Difficulty

This is a challenging trail due to so many rocks, including large rock obstacles. Long trail, consistently full of rocks.

Technical Rating

8

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