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Peaks Trail

Classic trail connecting Frisco and Breckenridge in Summit County (Colorado).
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Moderate
Length: 16.2 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
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Overview :  This is a classic out and back trail that you can start from either Frisco or Breckenridge. This trail description starts at the... more »

Tips:  Even though this is an easy trail to follow, it is always a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass to help navigate the... more »

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Points of Interest

1. 0.6 miles

Sign at 0.6 miles. Continue following the singletrack trail.

2. 0.9 miles

View over Rainbow Lake

3. 1.1 miles

Junction of Peaks Trail and Miners Creek Road. Continue on Peaks Trail.

4. 3 miles

Junction with Gold Hill trail. Gold Hill trail leads you back out to Route 9. This is a fun singletrack trail also, about 3 miles long. Feel free to add this on to your ride.

5. 3.3 miles

Junction with Miners Creek Trail. This is also another singletrack trail that climbs high up the mountain. You might want to save this for another day, but if you are feeling strong ...

6. 4.2 miles

View over an open meadow. It's sad about the beetle kill.

7. 7.4 miles

Crossing over Cucumber Creek Road (unmarked jeep road). You are near the end of the trail.

8. 8.1 mile

End of trail. Turn around and return the way you came. This is also the trailhead on the Breckenridge side.