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Trail Conditions
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  • 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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
      The area around Rico, Colorado features some of Colorado's best high elevation riding, including the famous Colorado Trail Blackhawk Pass section and the Calico trail. There are many long-distance epics that can be connected from the town of Rico.
      Region Details
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      Caution on Dec 16, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,094
      State Ranking
      #57
      Trails (view details)
      24
      Trails Mountain Bike
      24
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      24
      Trails Trail Running
      24
      Total Distance
      171 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      78 miles
      Total Descent
      40,637 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,731 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,289 ft
      Reports
      53
      Photos
      28
      Ridden Counter
      167

      Photos of Rico Mountain Bike

      10 |
      Jul 10, 2018 @ 5:20pm
      Jul 10, 2018
      Groundhog Stock Trail
      8 |
      Jul 10, 2018 @ 5:20pm
      Jul 10, 2018
      Groundhog Stock Trail
      12 |
      Jul 10, 2018 @ 5:17pm
      Jul 10, 2018
      Groundhog Stock Trail
      trail: Stoner Mesa
      13 |
      Jul 7, 2018 @ 9:14pm
      Jul 7, 2018
      Stoner Mesa, Cortez
      more photos »

      Videos of Rico Mountain Bike

      youtuber Finding Flow in the High Alpine Solitude | CO...
      11:47 | 36 | Sep 20, 2018 , Rico
      more videos »

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1615593stumpcotrailWildcatThis is a great descent. Route finding to get...
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 12:01pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      user #1579912npietersetrailGroundhog Stock TrailI've ridden Groundhog Stock trail three times...
      Jul 10, 2018 @ 7:27pm
      Jul 10, 2018
      user #888265AKCristaltrailCircle TrailHi G, thanks for your report! It appears all...
      May 20, 2018 @ 7:19am
      May 20, 2018
      user #1535366G-manntrailCircle TrailAs of Saturday May 12 there were trees across...
      May 15, 2018 @ 6:26pm
      May 15, 2018
      more »

      Recent Activity

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1680877trumpetincaddridelogAug 17, 2013 ride log
      Dec 12, 2018 @ 4:23pm
      Dec 12, 2018
      user #1090794LoudpawlzaddridelogAug 2, 2015 ride log
      Nov 29, 2018 @ 6:17pm
      Nov 29, 2018
      user #379342akid69wishlisttrailBear Creek (La Plata) and 1 more
      Nov 25, 2018 @ 8:52am
      Nov 25, 2018
      user #1412713BarnaclesTullyriddentrailCT (Blackhawk Pass)
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 11:24am
      Nov 24, 2018
      user #1507262sunflowertidewishlisttrailCalico
      Nov 23, 2018 @ 8:12pm
      Nov 23, 2018
      view more »

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Purgatory Resort 2 7 212 km
      Coal Bank and Molas Pass 8 112.6 km
      Hermosa Creek 3 7 113 km
      Coal Creek 3 113.7 km
      Transfer Recreation Area 3 4 218.8 km

      Local Mountain Bike Directory


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      • By jasbushey & contributors
      • Admins: jpmcghee, RTA, SWCCA
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