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Decker from Rapid city on 10/14/2021 5:44:24 PM:
How is the trail for biking after the snow storm we just received?

 
Kurt from Fort Collins on 10/17/2021 3:18:13 PM:
Just finished a ride from Custer to Edgemont. Leaving Custer the trail was under 2" of crusty snow, still left from the storm this week. Unrideable. Rode the highway to White Elephant trailhead. The rest of the ride was lovely. Except for the locked gates at Sheep Canyon. WTH. The south gate even has barbed wire. Good luck getting a 70 lb. ebike through there (not my case).

 
Kurt from Fort Collins on 10/17/2021 3:18:22 PM:
Just finished a ride from Custer to Edgemont. Leaving Custer the trail was under 2" of crusty snow, still left from the storm this week. Unrideable. Rode the highway to White Elephant trailhead. The rest of the ride was lovely. Except for the locked gates at Sheep Canyon. WTH. The south gate even has barbed wire. Good luck getting a 70 lb. ebike through there (not my case).

 
Kurt from Fort Collins on 10/17/2021 8:55:10 PM:
Talked to another rider after my previous post, and he said that the locked gates weren't actually locked to the post, and you can fit a bike through them. Guess I didn't study it hard enough.

 
Brad Anderson from Thornton on 10/18/2021 6:09:47 AM:
Just wondering how snow conditions from Deadwood to Custer. Looking to ride Edgemont to Deadwood this coming Saturday. I think Tuesday is a chance for some moisture but hoping trail opens up by Saturday. Thanks for any info Brad