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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      18 miles of flowy, singletrack goodness located in Ruidoso proper.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      AKA: Grindstone Lake
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
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      • 2
      • 7

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 8, 2019
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,148
      State Ranking
      #9
      Trails (view details)
      10
      Trails Mountain Bike
      10
      Trails Hike
      10
      Trails Trail Running
      10
      Total Distance
      18 miles
      Total Descent
      3,595 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,105 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,903 ft
      Reports
      13
      Photos
      31
      Ridden Counter
      336

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance

      Photos of Grindstone Mountain Bike

      13 |
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 1:04pm
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      Aug 8, 2019 @ 1:04pm
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      13 |
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 1:04pm
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      13 |
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 1:04pm
      Aug 8, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1985355Kyle2wishlisttrailLake Trail A and 1 more
      Nov 25, 2019 @ 6:07pm
      Nov 25, 2019
      user #1920158ZiaRidesEventsaddeventWild West Mountain Bike Festival
      Sep 6, 2019 @ 11:47am
      Sep 6, 2019
      user #1218647ButtaYoBreaddwishlisttrailAlfred Hale Connector and 2 more
      Aug 24, 2019 @ 12:05am
      Aug 24, 2019
      user #1174673Kenbittingaddphoto in Fallbrook, California, United States and 16 more
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 12:58pm
      Aug 8, 2019
      user #1174673KenbittingaddreportLake Trail A and 3 more
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 9:19am
      Aug 8, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1174673KenbittingreportFisherman's Trailgood trail
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 7:56am
      Aug 7, 2019

      Nearby Areas

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