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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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

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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
  • 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
      The High Desert Trail network is located in Gallup with a variety of singletrack trails with easy access to the I-40.

      "The High Desert Trail System is a single track trail that provides a variety of terrain with the least technical beginning at the East Trail. The three loops of of the trail - First Mesa, Second Mesa, and Third Mesa - increase in technical difficultly of terrain. Map/signs are posted at all intersections. Please do not ride or hike on these trails when conditions are wet and muddy." -Gallup Trails Website
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      West Parking area google parking directions
      Region Supporters & Maintainers
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 6

      Region Status
      Open as of May 22, 2019 ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      (www.galluptrails.com)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,703
      State Ranking
      #13
      Trails (view details)
      8
      Trails Mountain Bike
      8
      Trails Hike
      8
      Trails Trail Running
      8
      Total Distance
      18 miles
      Total Descent
      1,788 ft
      Total Vertical
      357 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,799 ft
      Reports
      21
      Photos
      15
      Ridden Counter
      370

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance

      Photos of High Desert Trails Mountain Bike

      trail: Gamercy Trail
      20 |
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 12:34pm
      Sep 4, 2018
      trail: Gamercy Trail
      18 |
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 12:34pm
      Sep 4, 2018
      trail: Gamercy Trail
      17 |
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 12:34pm
      Sep 4, 2018
      trail: Gamercy Trail
      24 |
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 12:34pm
      Sep 4, 2018

      Videos of High Desert Trails Mountain Bike

      NEW BIKE DAY - Vitus Sentier + Hardtail...
      8:11 | 74 | Sep 4, 2018 , Gallup

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Gamercy Trail
      May 22, 2019 @ 3:54pm
      May 22, 2019
      Drylbitterf
      Second Mesa (South)
      May 22, 2019 @ 3:54pm
      May 22, 2019
      Drylbitterf
      Gamercy Connector
      May 22, 2019 @ 3:54pm
      May 22, 2019
      Drylbitterf
      Third Mesa (North)
      Aug 8, 2018 @ 11:33am
      Aug 8, 2018
      DryBigirondudeThis trail is well maintained but not...
      Second Mesa (North)
      Aug 8, 2018 @ 11:33am
      Aug 8, 2018
      DryBigirondudeThis trail is well maintained but not...
      Third Mesa (Southwest)
      Aug 8, 2018 @ 11:33am
      Aug 8, 2018
      DryBigirondudeThis trail is well maintained but not...
      Third Mesa (South)
      Aug 8, 2018 @ 11:33am
      Aug 8, 2018
      DryBigirondudeThis trail is well maintained but not...
      First Mesa Loop
      Mar 31, 2018 @ 11:57am
      Mar 31, 2018
      Drybart882

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #864119pfchurchillriddentrailThird Mesa (Southwest) and 4 more
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 1:28pm
      2 days
      user #1762027pprutsmanwishlisttrailThird Mesa (South)
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 4:28pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      user #1122653azmtbnickwishlisttrailThird Mesa (North)
      Sep 22, 2019 @ 11:31am
      Sep 22, 2019
      user #1742632alenagilchristriddentrailThird Mesa (Southwest) and 5 more
      Jul 29, 2019 @ 9:51am
      Jul 29, 2019
      user #1290193antisocialiteriddentrailThird Mesa (North)
      Jun 22, 2019 @ 5:44pm
      Jun 22, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1085536wgwestervelttrailSecond Mesa (South)Fast and flowy. Enjoy.
      Apr 27, 2019 @ 4:12pm
      Apr 27, 2019
      user #1085536wgwestervelttrailThird Mesa (Southwest)There is some nice technical features on this...
      Apr 27, 2019 @ 4:12pm
      Apr 27, 2019
      user #1085536wgwestervelttrailFirst Mesa LoopI would suggest riding this one clockwise.
      Apr 27, 2019 @ 4:10pm
      Apr 27, 2019
      user #1085536wgwestervelttrailThird Mesa (North)Great trail. Good combo of tech and flow.
      Apr 27, 2019 @ 4:09pm
      Apr 27, 2019

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