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Rim Trail

Rim Trail is a singletrack trail with great flow making for a great ride. This ride has a smooth surface and well rounded switchbacks. South to North is the recommended direction of travel for this ride.

7.76 Miles
1,230' Ascent
1,877' Descent
9,161' High
7,951' Low
90% Sngltrk
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About Rim Trail

The Rim Trail is a Roaring Fork Valley Classic not only for its fun factor but also for the beautiful views along the entire trail, which traverses the west and north rims of Snowmass Village.  This fast rolling, sinuous singletrack is not technically challenging, but is rated advanced for its steep climbs and aerobic demands.  The Rim trail as a whole is referred to in two sections:  Rim Trail South and Rim Trail North.  Rim Trail South travels approximately 3.8 miles in a Northerly direction before intersecting Sinclair Road and tying into the Rim Trail North. The entire Rim Trail has a high amount of usage so be aware of oncoming foot and bike traffic.  Please stay on the trail and respect the private property that lies to either side of the trail.

Ever wondered the origin of the Yin-Yang? Check out Aspen Sojourner’s article on its origin here.

Please note: Part of this trail (Rim Trail North) is subject to seasonal closures.


Parking offered at Snowmass Village Mall or the South Rim Trailhead parking lot located on Divide Road.

Map Location of Parking Lot

More about Rim Trail

Rentals & Service

Snowmass Village has everything you need to gear up for cycling. Local shops offer the latest in bike rentals and gear.

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Bike Clinics

Riders of all abilities can take advantage of mountain biking clinics to work on everything from feeling comfortable on two-wheels to fine-tuning downhill freeriding techniques.

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Events & Races

Snowmass Village is a cycling community at the core. Weekly races offer a fantastic way to meet and mingle with local cyclists while giving you the opportunity to challenge yourself to a personal best.

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Travel & Parking

Getting to Snowmass is easy and getting to the trailhead is even easier. Snowmass Village boasts plentiful free parking at multiple locations making it hassle-free to get out of your vehicle and on to your ride.

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