Bobcat Ridge, CO Felix Wong

Monday was a warm, gorgeous day in Fort Collins, and scores of motorcyclists, bikers, runners, and equestrians took to the streets and trails. I was no exception, spending almost three hours mountain biking at Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, a new nature preserve opened by the City of Fort Collins but is actually located west of it in Masonville.

Two of the trails I went on (Powerline Road and the Ginny Trail) were rocky, technical and steep, but were fun nevertheless. You can read my story about it in this Fort Collins Now article.

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Bobcat Ridge is a new reserve opened by the City of Fort Collins.  It is actually in Masonville, CO.Cranky looking towards a red sandstone hogback in the distance.Now on a bridge on the Valley Loop Trail.Old farm equipment near the cabin (next photo).A log cabin from the late 1800s that will be restored next year.There were quite a few equestrians here!Going up Powerline Road.  It was steep and I actually had to dismount and walk a lot.Now at the top of Powerline Road.  This is what I had just come up.The view of the mountains through a meadow.The Ginny Trail was very rocky and technical!  Again I had to dismount a lot.The view towards Fort Collins in the distance from near the top of the Ginny Trail.

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