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      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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      Open on Oct 23, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,207
      State Ranking
      #12
      Trails
      33
      Total Distance
      89 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      44 miles
      Total Descent
      34,090 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,321 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,296 ft
      Reports
      126
      Photos
      34
      Ridden Counter
      527

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      Recent Comments

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      user #1545004Bobo-the-ClowntrailRio en MedioPerfect conditions as of 10/28 minus two large...
      Oct 29, 2018 @ 7:34am
      Oct 29, 2018
      user #254140matarratastrailRaven's RidgeDescription is accurate. If you like steap and...
      Aug 24, 2018 @ 5:49pm
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      user #646428bikerider4444trailWinsor TrailSome people ride Illegal trails, others don't....
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      user #1005972KlainmeistertrailWinsor TrailNo, not at all, but the sense of entitlement...
      Jul 22, 2016 @ 12:13pm
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      user #646428bikerider4444trailWinsor TrailDid the local club build this trail? No, they...
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