dayrides with this point as highest summit:


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C2
C3
C4
C5
C6
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Grapevine Rd s(u) x
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Willow Springs Rd - Sparrow Pt Ln(sh)







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Willow Springs Dr(sh) -6250ft




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Willow Springs Rd - Co8 - Turkey Creek Rd(sh)






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South Valley Rd(sh) -5950ft

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Rooney Rd(sh) ~6205ft
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C470 bike trail - Bowles Ave(sh) -5950ft


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Alameda Pkwy - Florida Ave(sh)





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PARTIALLY PAVED / UNPAVED

2000ft-2999ft min
C1-2: Grapevine Road s(u), Rooney Road(sh): downtown Golden > Kinney Creek Trail > up Mount Vernon Canyon > Grapevine Road s(u) > Morrison > Rooney Rd(sh) > back to starting point: 25 miles with 2300ft of climbing in 2:1hours (icwlr VDO MC1.0 m2:10.5.17).

C1-3: same summit points: Golden - Parfet Park > Kinney Creek Trail > up Mount Vernon Canyon > Grapevine Road s(u) > Morrison > Rooney Rd(sh) > back to starting point: 25.8 miles with 2800ft of climbing in 2:29 hours on a extremely windy Friday after Thanksgiving (icwlr VDO MC1.0 m2:10.11.26).

--------------climbing not measured-----------------
C1-1: same summit points: Arvada > Clear Creek bike trail > C470 trail > Rooney Road(sh) > Morisson > east along north side of Bear Creek Park > east on Bear Creek Trail > south on Platte River Trail > west on Mineral Ave > north on C470 trail > Morrison > Idledale > Grapevine Road s(u) > Mount Vernon Canyon > city streets back to starting point: 72 miles in 5:2 hours, no measured altitude (m2:9.2.6).

C4-2: Grapevine Road s(u) : Arvada (apr jct I70-Wadsworth) > Clear Creek bike path west > Golden > Jackson Ave > Johnson Ave > Colfax Ave west > up Mount Vernon Canyon > Grapevine Rd s(u) > down Bear Creek Canyon > Morrison Rd east > Bear Creek Trail east > Platte River Trail north > Cherry Creek Trail east > Lawrence Ave north > York Street and others north with detours > Platte River Trail north > Clear Creek Trail west back to starting point: 69.5miles with 2900ft of climbing in 5:03hrs (VDO MC1.0 m3:13.10.20)

C4-3: same summit point: Arvada (apr jct I70-Wadsworth) > Clear Creek bike path east > Platte River Path south > Confluence Park > Cherry Creek Path east > around south side of Cherry Creek Reservoir > Happy Canyon Rd north east > Dahlia Ave north > Dartmouth Ave east > Platte River Path south > Bear Creek Path west > around south side of Bear Creek Reservoir > C470 trail north > Morrison > up Bear Creek Canyon > up south east Grapevine Rd > Grapevine Rd s(u) > down Mt Vernon Canyon Rd > Golden > Clear Creek bike path east back to starting point: 85.2miles with 3630ft of climbing in 6:27hrs (VDO MC1.0 m5:14.11.2).

C4-1:
same summit point , additional out and back : Arvada (apr jct I70-Wadsworth) > Clear Creek bike path east > Little Dry Creek bike path north and west > Standley Lake > Leyden > Golden > Kinney Run Trail > up Mount Vernon Canyon > Grapevine Road <> out and back on Shingle Creek Road, Lininger Road, Winston Drive > Grapevine Road summit(u) > Morrison > Morrison Road east > along Garrison Ave bike route north > back to starting point: 64 miles, 4400ft of climbing in 5:3hours (VDO MC1.0 m2:10.3.10).

3000ft-3999ft min
C3-1: Grapevine Road s(u), C470 bike trail - Bowles Ave(sh) , additional out and back: Arvada (apr jct I70-Wadsworth) > Clear Creek bike path east > South Platte bike path south > C470 bike path east and north > C470 bike trail - Bowles Ave(sh) > Morrison > Bear Creek Canyon > Idledale <> out and back to end of Sawmill Gulch Road > Grapevine Road summit(u) > down Mount Vernon Canyon > back to starting point: 76 miles, 3500ft in 5:4 hours (VDO MC1.0, m2:9.12.15).

C3-3: same summit points: Arvada (apr jct I70-Wadsworth) > Clear Creek bike  path west > Golden > Illinois Ave south > Kinney Run Trail > up Mount Vernon Canyon > Grapevine Road s(u) > down Bear Creek Canyon > Morrison > C470 bike trail - Bowles Ave(sh) > C470 bike trail south and east > Platte River Rd north > Mineral Ave east > Platte River Trail north > Bear Creek Trail west > Garrison bike route north back to starting point: 67.8miles with 3840ft of climbing in 4:55hrs (VDO MC1.0 m3:13.12.2)>

C3-2: same summit points: Arvada (apr jct I70-Wadsworth) > Clear Creek bike  path west > Golden > Kinney Run Trail > up Mount Vernon Canyon > Grapevine Road s(u) > down Bear Creek Canyon > Morrison > C470 bike trail - Bowles Ave(sh) > C470 bike trail south and east > South Platte bike path north > Conflunence Park > Clear Creek bike path west back to starting point: 74 miles, 3900ft of climbing in 5:34hours (VDO MC1.0 m3:10.11.16).

C2: Grapevine Road s(u), South Valley Road(sh): Arvada > Clear Creek bike trail > Golden > Kinney Run Trail > Heritage Square > Grapevine Road summit(u) > Morrison > south on C470 bike trail > South Valley Road shoulder summit > Chatfield Reservoir > north on Platte River Trail > Confluence Park > city roads back to starting point: 74 miles with 3800ft of climbing in 5:9 hours (VDO MC1.0, m2:9.11.1)

C6: Grapevine Road s(u) , Rooney Rd(sh) , Alameda Pkwy - Florida Ave(sh) , additional out and back : Arvada > Clear Creek bike trail west > Golden > Jackson Ave north > Rooney Rd(sh) > Morrison > up SE Grapevine Rd > Grapevine Rd s(u) > down Mount Vernon Canyon <> out and back to end Cabrini Shrine Rd > Morrison > C470 bike path north > Alameda Pkwy east > Alameda Pkwy - Florida Ave(sh) > Union Ave north > Simms Ave north > city streets back to starting point: 53.1miles with 3820ft of climbing in 4:18hrs (VDO MC1.0 m3:12.10.24).

4000ft-4999ft min
C5: Grapevine Road s(u), Willow Springs Dr(sh): Arvada > Clear Creek bike trail  west > Golden > Kinney Rim Trail > up Mt Vernon Canyon > Grapevine Road s(u) > Morrison > Co8 south > Willow Springs Rd south > Willow Springs Dr(sh) > North Ranch Rd south > Valley Parkway south > South Valley Rd south > down lower Deer Creek Canyon > Chatfield Reservoir > Platte River bike trail north > 88th Ave and parallel sideroads west > Huron St south > 84th, 80th Ave and parallel roads west > Lamar Ave south > starting point: 86.1miles with 4450ft of climbing in 6:27hours (VDO MC1.0 m3:12.1.20).


PARTIALLY PAVED - UNPAVED - SINGLE TRACK TRAIL

S-1: Grapevine Rd s(u) , jct Co8 - Willow Springs Rd - Turkey Creek Rd(sh) , additional out and back : Arvada > Clear Creek bike path east > city streets > Confluence Park > South Platte bike path south > C470 bike path west/north > Kippling Ave south > up lower Deer Creek Canyon > Kathy Johnson Trail north > North Hogback Trail north > North Valley Rd north > at end continuing over dirt road and short trialless section to Belleview Ave north <> out and back on Fox Hills Drive and parallel >> jct Co8 - Willow Creek Rd - Turkey Creek Rd(sh) > Morrison > up lower Bear Creek Canyon > Grapevine Rd s(u) > down Mt Vernonn Canyon > city streets back to starting point: 70.8miles, 4170ft of climbing in 5:46hours (VDO MC1.0 m3:11.5.25).

 

S-2: Grapevine Rd s(u) , Willow Springs Rd - Sparrow Point Ln(sh) , Rooney Rd(sh) , C470 bike path - Bowles Ave(sh): Arvada (apr jct Wadsworth Ave - I70) > city streets/ Clear Creek bike path west > Golden > Illinois Ave south > up Kinney Run Tr > up Mount Vernon Canyon > Grapevine Rd s(u) > down Bear Creek Canyon > C470 bike path south > C470 bike path - Bowles Ave(sh) > Platte River Rd/Columbine Trail north east > unmarked bike trail south of Mineral Ave west > Wadsworth Ave north > Ken Karyl Ave west > up Valley Rd > up North Valley Rd > Golden Eagle Ln > up Sanstone Dr <> out and back to end of Rock Ledge Ln and Sparrow Pt Ln > Willow Springs Dr - Sparrow Pt Ln(sh) > down Falcon Ridge Trail > Willow Springs Rd north > Co8 north > Morrison > C470 bike path north > Rooney Rd(sh) > city streets back to starting point: m73.3miles with 5270ft of climbingin 65:18hrs (VDO MC1.0 m3:13.2.13).
Notes: I discovered the shouder summit Willow Springs Dr - Sparrow Pt Ln(sh) accidentally. Trail was a little muddy with some snow on this very windy day in February

rides with this point as intermediate summit are on pages:

Witter Gulch(sh) -9185ft
 US285 - Co74: Conifer(sh) -8280
Genesee Park s(u) -8060ft
Montane Drive s(u) -7790
Lookout Mtn Nature Center(sh) -7540ft
Lookout Mtn Rd s(u) -7500ft
Dix Saddle -7470