what's in a name?
Some trails are named to scare you but then later you find out that
the trail is just a walk in the park. Others are named to trick
you into thinking something mellow is ahead when you really should
think twice. Carnage Canyon is an oldie but goodie just outside
Boulder, Colorado. It is a trail that has earned its name. The trail
is only about 1.2 miles in length and runs along the floor of a
canyon, which is tight and filled with large rocks.
is not one of the most difficult on the planet but offers some
good hard core challenges. Good flex, high clearance, rocker protection
and skid plates are a must for this trip. If you make it out in
one piece, there are many miles of easier trails in the area to
explore when you are done.
are from several tips to Carnage Canyon, which we run several
times a year. They will give you a good idea of what to expect.
area has been abused with people dumping trash and shooting at
the bottom of the canyon. The trail was cleaned up last year,
so please do us all a favor and keep it clean! If you find some
trash please pick it up and take it out with you. This will help
keep this great trail open for all of us.