Rabbit Ears West Summit Out & Back

Rabbit Ears West Summit Out & Back 2017-04-11T13:36:32+00:00

Project Description

Length: 28 miles
Time: 1-3 hours
Aerobic: Moderate
Technical: Intermediate
Season: Varies: March to October (+/-)

Total Ascent: 2790 ft
Max Elevation: 9330 ft
Min Elevation: 6725 ft

Route: From downtown Steamboat Springs, head east on Hwy. 40 up Rabbit Ears Pass to the West Summit. This is your turnaround unless you still want more.

Highlights: This classic out and back promises great scenery and a rigorous workout on the way up, then a fast descent down.

Note: If the West Summit isn’t far enough for you, there is a good turnaround at the East Summit, or ride all the way down the pass to the intersection with Hwy. 14, turn around and ride back up.