TR: Needle Creek Reservoir MTB- Left Hand to Dutchman trail - 14erskiers.com
So, since we're on a mission to ride lots of obscure miles, we found ourselves down by Needle Creek reservoir, east of Gunnison in the Cochetopa Hills. It's an area that I haven't been to all that often, or all that recently. In fact, I couldn't even remember how I accessed the Flying Dutchman downhill the last time I was there 15+ years ago. The area is steep, rugged, poorly marked, and mostly the home of ATV's and dirt bikes.