The trail ascends to the ridge between Beaver Creek and West Mamm. The next half mile is very steep and has a number of switchbacks. The remainder of the trail slopes gently to West Mamm Trailhead. The trail also continues toward Mud Hill which is approximately 13 miles.
Directions from Rifle: Go south on County Road 317 for approximately 7 miles to the Beaver Creek trailhead.
late spring to fall through fall
(NOTE: winter storms can be severe at the higher altitude)