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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
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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
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  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      The Upper Mountain trails lie above the beautiful city of Santa Fe in the Sangre de Cristo mountains. Starting near the Forest Service boundary with Santa Fe and found along Hyde Park Road National Scenic Byway and Pacheco Canyon forest road, multiple trails can be accessed for those with strong lungs and legs.

      Starting near 8,000' of elevation and capping above 11,000', these trails are typically ridden throughout the summer months after snowmelt and into later autumn. While hikers are frequent on some of the shorter, closer to town routes, most trails provide a scenic backcountry experience ideal for everyone from XC to All Mountain.

      The most iconic trail, the Winsor, acts as the main connector for many routes including Borrego Trail, Bear Wallow, Chamisa, and Discount. Likewise, the most technical and remote trails in the region can be accessed from the Ski Basin, including the infamous Rio En Medio trail.

      Bring plenty of water or a filter and be prepared for high altitude conditions including summer thunderstorms and dramatic weather changes.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: No
      Shuttleable: YES
      Chamisa Trailhead google parking directions
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      Caution on Aug 15, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,812
      State Ranking
      #14
      Trails (view details)
      34
      Trails Mountain Bike
      34
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      34
      Trails Trail Running
      34
      Total Distance
      73 miles
      Total Descent
      23,318 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,296 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,321 ft
      Reports
      232
      Photos
      72
      Ridden Counter
      1,185

      Photos of Santa Fe Mountains Mountain Bike

      trail: Skyline
      0 |
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 3:40pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      trail: Skyline
      0 |
      Aug 9, 2019 @ 3:40pm
      Aug 9, 2019
      trail: Alamos Vista
      23 |
      Jun 11, 2019 @ 8:14am
      Jun 11, 2019
      trail: Alamos Vista
      447 |
      Jan 11, 2017 @ 5:53am
      Jan 11, 2017

      Videos of Santa Fe Mountains Mountain Bike

      R.E.M Santa Fe
      3:44 | 300 | May 6, 2018
      Janker Ted - Breakfast in the Woods
      2:14 | 236 | Sep 18, 2017
      lil bit of winsor trail
      2:02 | 196 | Jul 14, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1314139shakematthewsaddridelogAug 23, 2019 ride log
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 2:25pm
      5 hours
      user #1209072LukeMooreSTLaddridelogJun 25, 2019 ride log
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 1:40pm
      6 hours
      user #1870316THbikezillariddentrailRancho Viejo (Borrego)
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 8:20pm
      23 hours
      user #578155TheArbezaddridelogAug 22, 2019 ride log
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 11:30am
      1 days
      user #687412jrobillardaddridelogJul 18, 2012 ride log
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 11:12am
      1 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1652164KarfigtrailDiscountBRUTAL!!!
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 2:48pm
      Jul 22, 2019
      user #1332662mountzlutrailGaywaySteep, loose, blown out, and definitely not...
      Jun 27, 2019 @ 9:04pm
      Jun 27, 2019
      user #1332662mountzlutrailCarolNot a super fun trail to climb. Pretty loose...
      Jun 21, 2019 @ 9:11pm
      Jun 21, 2019
      user #1217314thienabreportAlamos VistaThanks so much for the conditions report!
      Jun 15, 2019 @ 8:33am
      Jun 15, 2019
      user #1251047dreamlink87reportSaddlebackU
      Jun 6, 2019 @ 1:57pm
      Jun 6, 2019

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      Arroyo Hondo 3 1010.2 km
      Nambe Badlands 312 km
      Arroyo Hondo Open Space 1 412.6 km

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