Carbon #436

  

The Carbon Trail #436 begins on Gunnison County Road 12 and ends at Forest Service Road 730.1B. After crossing Coal Creek, the trail begins to climb and intersects the Green Lake Trail #566 in about 1.8 miles. Continue straight to stay on the Carbon Trail, however a nice downhill is available by turning east and following the Green Lake Trail back to Crested Butte. The Carbon Trail can be fairly rocky and loose as you ascend to an elevation of 10,600 feet. After about 5.1 miles it turns west and begins its descent and comes to an end at FSR 730.1B after another 3.7 miles.

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At a Glance

Open Season: March - October
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Restrictions: Open to hiking, horseback, mountain bikes, and single track motorcycles.
Closest Towns: Crested Butte, CO

General Information

Parking:

CR 12 Access: T. 14 S; R. 86 W; Section: 5. U.S.G.S. Map: Mt. Axtell. Latitude: -107.032, Longitude: 38.864.

FSR 730.1B Access: T. 14 S; R. 87 W; Section: 24. U.S.G.S. Map: Mt. Axtell. Latitude: -107.067, Longitude: 38.819.


Directions:

CR 12 Access:

From Crested Butte: Travel west on Gunnison County Road 12, Kebler Pass Road, for approximately 2.6 miles to the trail beginning on the south side of the road.

FSR 730.1B Access:

From Crested Butte: Travel west on Gunnison County Road 12, Kebler Pass Road, for approximately 6.8 miles to Gunnison County Road 730, Ohio Creek Road. Turn south onto CR 730 and continue for approximately 2.8 miles to the intersection with FSR 730.1B. Turn east onto FSR 730.1B and continue for another 0.6 miles to the end of the road where the trail begins.

 


Activities


Bicycling

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Hiking

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OHV Trail Riding

Open to singletrack motorcycle only.

Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
9 miles

  Latitude : 
-107.032

  Longitude : 
38.864

  Elevation : 
9,360 - 10,600 ft

 

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