You can go for as long as you like on this single track trail: some sections are rocky, and there are moderate hills.
Directions: Trail starts across Hwy 24 at Ski Cooper/10th Mountain Division Memorial. Heading SW leads to Leadville. NE goes to Copper Mountain..
Views: To the south, lots of wildflowers, Mt. Elbert/Mt Massive, a few streams, maybe some bears. About six miles into the run, you enter the Mt. Massive Wilderness Area. To the north, lots of wildflowers, views of Gore Range and Camp Hale.
Food: In Leadville, Gringo's or the Grille for Mexican, Steph and
Scott's or the Golden Burro for breakfest, Tabor Grand Coffehouse for an espresso, and
soon to open, a brewpub located near the RR.