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Morrisson Slide Secret

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A pristine jewel of technical singletrack like nowhere else. As you recover from the climb up to the overlook, let your senses expand and you will see this locals-only secret. Only the bravest should attempt, but the rewards will be well worth it.
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Trail Directions
From Denver, take I/70 West to the Morrisson exit, turn south and enter the Matthews/Winters parking lot. Follow Dakota Ridge to the Morrisson Slide, but instead of climbing all the way to the top, turn right at the bottom to the overlook.
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Review Date
May 29, 2003

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 5 of 5

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Reviewed by: craig , from lakewood co

Morrison slide is actually a trail in Matthews/Winters park in the Jefferson County Open Space. The North side of the hill the trail goes up is a pretty easy climb really. Down the South side gets a little tricky but really not extreme. Going up the south side is definetely harder, but can be cleaned. If you want to work on technical aspects of your ride, jump over to the hog back which is Dikota Ridge.

Recommended Route:
Start at Dikota Ridge which is the hogback to the east of Matthews/Winters park. South on Dikota to red rocks trail to Morrison Slide. Left on the slide, up and down the other side back to the hog back.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
White ranch, Apex, just about all Jeff Co open space trails. www.co.jefferson.co.us Bookmark openspace.

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