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Trail Conditions
  • 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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  • Photos
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  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • 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
      Pacheco Canyon google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of 22 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      35
      Trails Mountain Bike
      35
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      35
      Trails Trail Running
      35
      Total Distance
      74 miles
      Total Descent
      23,318 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,296 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,321 ft
      Reports
      299
      Photos
      82
      Ridden Counter
      2,046

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 3 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 28 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance

      Photos of Santa Fe Mountains Mountain Bike

      trail: Raven's Ridge
      15 |
      May 25, 2020 @ 5:30am
      May 25, 2020
      trail: Rio en Medio
      44 |
      May 5, 2020 @ 3:54pm
      May 5, 2020
      trail: Alamos Vista
      45 |
      May 5, 2020 @ 10:07am
      May 5, 2020
      trail: Alamos Vista
      563 |
      Jan 11, 2017 @ 5:53am
      Jan 11, 2017

      Videos of Santa Fe Mountains Mountain Bike

      R.E.M Santa Fe
      3:44 | 492 | May 6, 2018
      Janker Ted - Breakfast in the Woods
      2:14 | 342 | Sep 18, 2017
      lil bit of winsor trail
      2:02 | 270 | Jul 14, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1585866Alexmx2007riddentrailRaven's Ridge
      Jul 2, 2020 @ 1:11pm
      11 mins
      user #1421531rpenmanaddreportWinsor Trail and 2 more
      Jul 1, 2020 @ 9:23pm
      16 hours
      user #2265191mad501wishlisttrailBorrego
      Jul 1, 2020 @ 7:02pm
      18 hours
      user #1569191andrewgriegoaddreportUpper Winsor
      Jun 25, 2020 @ 3:23pm
      Jun 25, 2020
      user #1450952jnrowberryriddentrailAlamos Vista and 2 more
      Jun 23, 2020 @ 8:23pm
      Jun 23, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1332662mountzlureportRancho Viejo (Borrego)Thanks again, Eric! Came on TF to say it was...
      May 14, 2020 @ 5:39am
      May 14, 2020
      user #1996145margiebiketrailDiscountHated this. 95% unrideable without some...
      Apr 26, 2020 @ 6:58pm
      Apr 26, 2020
      user #1225287marcus69trailRio en MedioRiding today, llttle snowy but actualy really...
      Nov 5, 2019 @ 5:47pm
      Nov 5, 2019
      user #1825187yofrenfiltrailChamisa AltThis is not a beginner trail. This should be...
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 9:09am
      Aug 26, 2019
      user #1652164KarfigtrailDiscountBRUTAL!!!
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 2:48pm
      Jul 22, 2019

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      Arroyo Hondo 3 1010.2 km
      Aldea 111.9 km
      Nambe Badlands 1 8 312 km

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