The Estes Trail Ascent -4mile and 6.75mile, is Colorado’s best mountain races! Join us for amazing dirt trail and top of the world mountain views. This course offers a short challenging ascent and a fantastic run along Colorado’s best ridge line. The Estes Trail Ascent captures scenery you will want to return to, even when you are not racing! TWO race distances- 4 mile race and 6.75 mile races start together. After your performance, kick back with a delicious breakfast and fun raffle.
The races start at 8,500 feet and reaches a high point of 9,085 feet; and has 1,877 feet of rolling elevation gain along the way. Race start line takes place at the top of Pole Hill Road, at the Roosevelt National Forest entrance gate. Combining jeep trail and single track, the course offers Colorado’s best trail running experience. Runners descend a short and steep portion of Pole Hill Road to the finish line, at RavenCrest Chalet Conference Center.