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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 30, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      8
      Trails Mountain Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      9
      Trails Trail Running
      9
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent
      3,432 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,029 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,743 ft
      Reports
      42
      Photos
      30
      Ridden Counter
      1,804

      Grand Mesa Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Coal Canyon
      5 miles
      9 mile Palisade Rim Ridepopular ridelog9 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      Past Week
      • 6 rides

      Photos of Grand Mesa Mountain Bike

      17 |
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 11:53pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      12 |
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 11:52pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      14 |
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 11:52pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      16 |
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 11:52pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      13 |
      Oct 12, 2021 @ 11:52pm
      Oct 12, 2021
      trail: Stagecoach
      204 |
      Apr 29, 2019 @ 6:38pm
      Apr 29, 2019
      trail: Stagecoach
      145 |
      Apr 24, 2019 @ 6:44am
      Apr 24, 2019
      526 |
      Nov 13, 2014 @ 7:17am
      Nov 13, 2014
      | 1 comments

      Videos of Grand Mesa Mountain Bike

      youtuber The Palisade Plunge Experience | Western Slope...
      11:31 | 33 | Oct 30, 2021 , Palisade
      2018 INTENSE CARBINE Mountain Bike Review MTB 29er
      9:05 | 1133 | Jun 1, 2018 , Palisade
      youtuber Palisade Rim Trail 2018 (Grand Junction, CO)...
      10:59 | 422 | May 21, 2018 , Palisade
      Mountain Biking the Palisade Rim, Palisade...
      14:59 | 500 | Jan 22, 2018 , Palisade
      The Palisade Rim Trail Palisade Colorado 07/30/16P

      31:39 | 197 | Jan 12, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Plunge to Rim Connector - Lower
      Oct 3, 2021 @ 11:53am
      Oct 3, 2021
      Idealleadvegas CCW
      Palisade Plunge Upper
      Sep 27, 2021 @ 11:34am
      Sep 27, 2021
      Very DryJohn-NelsonI'm glad I rode this section of the...
      Palisade Plunge - Lower Canyon
      Aug 29, 2021 @ 8:22am
      Aug 29, 2021
      DryDmeyermines
      Palisade Rim Connect
      May 8, 2021 @ 9:04am
      May 8, 2021
      DryUtahJohn TRAILFORKS
      Palisade Rim (upper)
      May 8, 2021 @ 9:04am
      May 8, 2021
      DryUtahJohn TRAILFORKS
      Plunge to Rim Connector - Upper
      May 8, 2021 @ 9:04am
      May 8, 2021
      DryUtahJohn TRAILFORKS
      Coal Canyon
      May 6, 2021 @ 8:30am
      May 6, 2021
      IdealrandyfayA lovely ride, works much of the year....
      Stagecoach
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 10:06am
      Dec 27, 2020
      Snow CoveredrandyfayModest snow but all ridable.

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #22367michaeljebbwishlisttrailPalisade Plunge - Lower Canyon
      Nov 9, 2021 @ 7:26am
      Nov 9, 2021
      user #425747BCpovwishlisttrailPalisade Plunge - Lower Canyon
      Nov 5, 2021 @ 12:17am
      Nov 5, 2021
      user #1088026tyrideaddvideoThe Palisade Plunge Experience | Western Slope Colorado MTB - Nate Hills
      Oct 30, 2021 @ 11:58am
      Oct 30, 2021
      user #1278188jshutevotetrailPalisade Plunge - Lower Canyon
      Oct 29, 2021 @ 10:26pm
      Oct 29, 2021
      user #1031121dmcbride19wishlisttrailPalisade Plunge - Lower Canyon
      Oct 28, 2021 @ 3:05pm
      Oct 28, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1175986tetonsorbuttestrailPalisade Plunge - Lower CanyonBy far the best section of the Plunge.
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 4:24pm
      Jun 15, 2021
      user #2685853Martijn970trailPalisade Plunge - Lower CanyonWatch out for hikers on the rim trail, the...
      May 1, 2021 @ 2:42pm
      May 1, 2021
      user #251003MESKIBUMtrailPalisade Plunge - Lower CanyonThey have it indicated backwards but it's...
      May 1, 2021 @ 8:19am
      May 1, 2021
      user #657952tdeemstrailPalisade Plunge - Lower CanyonVery narrow on steep/loose side hills for lots...
      Apr 19, 2021 @ 10:08am
      Apr 19, 2021
      user #657952tdeemstrailPalisade Rim (upper)Best clockwise, climb is smooth and rolling,...
      Apr 19, 2021 @ 10:06am
      Apr 19, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Gunnison River Bluffs 3 111.7 km
      Powderhorn Mountain Resort 7 4 111.7 km
      Lunch Loops 8 28 18 315 km
      Third Flats 1 15 415.3 km
      Redlands 19 13 115.9 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike820 miles3,432 ft6 miles2,028 ft
      #2,598#1,26930421780
      Hike920 miles3,432 ft6 miles2,028 ft
      #2,052#1,14543164
      Trail Running920 miles3,432 ft6 miles2,028 ft
      #2,060#1,1434317
      Horse1
      91
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