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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
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  • < 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
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  • 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
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Northside is a self-guided *fee-based mountain biking area on 1,200 acres of private alpine wilderness. As a mapped and signed trail system designed especially for mountain biking, Northside is a looped trail network with spectacular overlooks, single and double track routes through pines, aspen, and meadows.

      The terrain is best suited for the intermediate and higher level rider.

      *-Daily-$10 Seasonal-$50
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Private Property
      Parking at the Taos Ski Valley for Northside Trail access google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 1
      • 13

      Region Status
      Caution as of Aug 4, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

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      Trails (view details)
      14
      Trails Mountain Bike
      14
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      14
      Trails Trail Running
      14
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      19 miles
      Total Descent
      602 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,417 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,133 ft
      Reports
      6
      Photos
      2
      Ridden Counter
      251

      Photos of Northside at Taos Ski Valley Mountain Bike

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      16 |
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 5:31pm
      Nov 12, 2019
      63 |
      Sep 9, 2019 @ 2:04pm
      Sep 9, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Gold Camp
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 12:48pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      DryJschulz11596
      Bull of the Woods Road
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 5:30pm
      Nov 12, 2019
      Snow CoveredPasomonte patchy mostly shallow snow. Still mostly...
      Sawmill/Steam Engine
      Nov 4, 2019 @ 7:40pm
      Nov 4, 2019
      Snow CoveredPasomontepatchy snow up to 4"s
      Frazer Mountain Road
      Nov 4, 2019 @ 7:34pm
      Nov 4, 2019
      Snow CoveredPasomontePatchy snow up to 6"s deep. Still doable,...

      Activity Feed

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      user #1559751AggieAmacommenttrailGold Camp
      Nov 2, 2020 @ 1:20pm
      Nov 2, 2020
      user #1559751AggieAmavotetrailGold Camp
      Nov 2, 2020 @ 1:19pm
      Nov 2, 2020
      user #2199838Jschulz11596addreportGold Camp
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 12:48pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #1883836WanderlustswriddentrailGold Camp
      Jul 30, 2020 @ 6:46pm
      Jul 30, 2020
      user #788625toddaddtrailGoose Lake
      Jun 25, 2020 @ 7:21am
      Jun 25, 2020

      Recent Comments

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      user #1559751AggieAmatrailGold CampTrail system is a lot of fun but there is a...
      Nov 2, 2020 @ 1:20pm
      Nov 2, 2020
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