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Mickelson Trail Travel Timeline

Your Travel Timeline will show expected time of arrival at each location, travel time between locations, and a map of your trip in half-hour increments.
For lists of businesses and services along your route, please use the Mickelson Trail Trip Planner Tool.
1. Select the route to use for distance measurements:

Just south of Lead, 11 miles from the trail's northern end, the trail splits into two routes for a few miles. The western option "fantail loop" includes the Sugarloaf trailhead, and is about two miles longer than the eastern option. These two routes converge back into the single trail about two miles north of Englewood. Map mile markers and distances are based on which route is selected above.
2. Choose your starting town and ending (or turn-around) town:
Starting town:
Ending town:
Include round trip mileage
4. Select the starting time for your ride:
Ride start time: :
5. Select your planned average speed:
Speed: miles per hour
This usually ranges from 8MPH (7.5 minutes per mile) for casual riders to 15MPH (4 minutes per mile) for more seasoned cyclists. Expect to ride a few MPH slower on gravel than your normal speed on pavement.
6. Add break time for each trailhead:
Break time at trailheads: minutes
Break time: This allows you to account for the average stop time at locations along your route. Your timeline will factor in this many minutes of break time at each trailhead/town. Use 0 for straight-through time without stopping.
7. Click the blue Build Timeline button to build your Travel Timeline:

Please only click once; your browser will refresh within about 30 seconds (longer trips and roundtrips take longer)
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