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      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.
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      Region Details
      • 9
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      • 6
      • 22
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 11, 2023
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      42
      Trails Mountain Bike
      39
      Trails E-Bike
      20
      Trails Horse
      19
      Trails Hike
      41
      Trails Trail Running
      40
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      20
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      5
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      2
      Total Distance
      209 miles
      Total Descent
      42,434 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,036 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,594 ft
      Reports
      236
      Photos
      122
      Ridden Counter
      2,340

      Photos of Rico Mountain Bike

      27 |
      Sep 3, 2023 @ 9:26pm
      Sep 3, 2023
      19 |
      Sep 3, 2023 @ 9:26pm
      Sep 3, 2023
      trail: Salt Creek
      49 |
      Sep 12, 2022 @ 8:09am
      Sep 12, 2022
      trail: Salt Creek
      55 |
      Sep 12, 2022 @ 8:08am
      Sep 12, 2022
      trail: Burnett Creek
      54 |
      Sep 12, 2022 @ 8:07am
      Sep 12, 2022
      trail: Burnett Creek
      44 |
      Sep 12, 2022 @ 8:07am
      Sep 12, 2022
      trail: East Fork
      90 |
      Sep 15, 2020 @ 7:56am
      Sep 15, 2020
      trail: East Fork
      123 |
      Sep 8, 2019 @ 4:12pm
      Sep 8, 2019

      Videos of Rico Mountain Bike

      MEGA
      34 | Jul 26, 2022
      Lower Stoner DH
      89 | Dec 1, 2020
      youtuber Black Hawk Pass & Stagecoach (Durango, CO)...
      35:28 | 199 | Oct 14, 2022 , Rico
      Double the pleasure, double the pain
      trail: Wildcat
      25:14 | 130 | Aug 13, 2022 , Rico
      Ryman Rhythm - New Alignment!
      17:26 | 159 | Aug 4, 2022 , Rico
      Ain't No Bull
      2:10 | 146 | Jul 5, 2022 , Rico
      Corral Draw and Salt Creek
      trail: Salt Creek
      22:03 | 192 | Jun 1, 2022 , Rico
      Million Dollar Highway, Bear Creek Falls,...
      9:08 | 258 | Oct 17, 2021 , Rico

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Grindstone
      Nov 11, 2023 @ 7:05pm
      Nov 11, 2023
      DryTrail is in great condition but about...Emegram
      West Fall Creek trail
      Oct 31, 2023 @ 7:48pm
      Oct 31, 2023
      Dry Fallen treeJoshuayEHCGD
      Stoner Mesa
      Oct 17, 2023 @ 9:44am
      Oct 17, 2023
      Dry A few downed trees but otherwise running...ev-dog SDMBA
      Priest Gulch
      Oct 17, 2023 @ 9:37am
      Oct 17, 2023
      Dry Rode Priest 10/14/23. A few trees down...ev-dog SDMBA
      Burnett Creek
      Oct 15, 2023 @ 7:49pm
      Oct 15, 2023
      DryMinor braiding near the top, otherwise...adrenalated
      Wildcat
      Oct 15, 2023 @ 7:46pm
      Oct 15, 2023
      DryTrees all cleared. Could use some work to...adrenalated
      Winter creek trail
      Oct 12, 2023 @ 9:53am
      Oct 12, 2023
      IdealOnly a couple trees down, and just a...maleficmanatee
      Ryman Creek
      Sep 26, 2023 @ 6:42pm
      Sep 26, 2023
      IdealOne tree remains that crosses trail 2x...jasbushey
      Salt Creek
      Sep 18, 2023 @ 10:48am
      Sep 18, 2023
      IdealPreviously reported large downed tree has...adrenalated
      Upper Calico Trail
      Sep 8, 2023 @ 7:18am
      Sep 8, 2023
      Dry Kcfarley

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      mbrady39wishlisttrailactivity #49391047
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 3:23pm
      Feb 21, 2024
      bigwheels87wishlistrouteactivity #49291137
      Feb 18, 2024 @ 7:18am
      Feb 18, 2024
      Tarasevichzwishlisttrailactivity #48668460
      Jan 29, 2024 @ 7:25am
      Jan 29, 2024
      Brokenbottlewishlisttrailactivity #48021065 and 3 more
      Jan 7, 2024 @ 11:50am
      Jan 7, 2024
      stuerdanwishlistrouteactivity #47850709
      Jan 1, 2024 @ 11:05pm
      Jan 1, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      CbaketrailBurnett CreekThe lower 3.5 miles is double track/jeep...
      Oct 27, 2023 @ 7:51pm
      Oct 27, 2023
      ev-dogtrailStoner MesaGreat aspen color in fall. The ride is pretty...
      Oct 17, 2023 @ 9:46am
      Oct 17, 2023
      ev-dogtrailBurnett CreekNice quiet climb up to get to Wildcat. ...
      Oct 17, 2023 @ 9:40am
      Oct 17, 2023
      jasbusheyreportSalt CreekThis is on a climb and very easy to spot and...
      Sep 26, 2023 @ 6:40pm
      Sep 26, 2023
      CbaketrailBear Creek (La Plata)This is a great trail, IMO it’s the best in...
      Sep 3, 2023 @ 9:41pm
      Sep 3, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike39202 miles41,621 ft95 miles4,528 ft
      #2,084#1,04811523641,953
      E-Bike20108 miles19,518 ft49 miles4,528 ft
      #1,547#31715280
      Horse1981 miles13,783 ft37 miles4,948 ft
      78
      Hike41203 miles39,354 ft92 miles5,036 ft
      #1,660#94942334426
      Trail Running40199 miles38,868 ft89 miles5,036 ft
      #1,685#956229426
      Dirtbike/Moto20106 miles20,974 ft51 miles4,528 ft
      38723
      ATV/ORV/OHV536 miles2,116 ft11 miles2,900 ft
      60
      Snowshoe28 miles3,835 ft7 miles3,071 ft
      724
      Backcountry Ski28 miles3,835 ft7 miles3,071 ft
      7259
      • By jasbushey & contributors
      • Admins: jpmcghee, msmcfate, cmcquade, RTA, SWCCA
      • #15511 - 8,003 views

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