TR: Eccher (27 Sept 2009)

(Last Updated On: September 30, 2009)

Echher Gulch has been a cursed trail for me. This trail is Frank’s favorite ride, yet every time I’ve attempted it with him, something has gone wrong- bad weather, bike mechanicals, too cold. There have been instances where we’ve ridden almost the entire loop, but had to skip the actual Eccher trail. In four summers of riding here in Crested Butte, I finally was able to ride Eccher Gulch for the first time this past weekend.

Eccher Gulch and the associated trails provide one of the most scenic fall rides. Knowing this past weekend was going to have great weather and prime fall leaves, we decided to attempt Eccher once again. Frank and I were joined by our friends Jarrett, Adam, and Ethan.

Here’s some pictures that show just how lovely it was!

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Ethan
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Jarrett
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Me
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The group enjoying the views.
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And the beautiful fall leaves!
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Spectacular views were everywhere. But, this one was my favorite.
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Thanks, Frank, for taking all the photos. And thanks to Jarrett, Adam, and Ethan for a great day out!

For more Trail Information see Eccher on our Crested Butte Mountain Biking Guide.

Video: You can view Jarrett’s fun “mouth cam” footage on this video linked from Facebook!
http://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=1044224961808

Brittany Walker Konsella

Aside from skiing, biking, and all outdoorsy things,Brittany Walker Konsella also loves smiles and chocolate 🙂 Even though she excels at higher level math and chemistry, she still confuses left from right. Find out more about Brittany!

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3 thoughts on “TR: Eccher (27 Sept 2009)

  • September 30, 2009 at 10:58 am
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    Sweet shots. I agree I like the last one too and the one of the group. You’ve certainly been getting after it – nice work!

  • September 30, 2009 at 11:28 am
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    Ann- Thanks for your comment. You’ll have to check this ride out when you come next year! It’s a good one:)
    -Brittany

  • September 30, 2009 at 11:43 am
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    I will for sure. I was hoping to get to CB this weekend but the weather is not looking to conducive. On a positive note however my new skis just arrived. Time for the snow dancing to begin in earnest.

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