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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
      Land Status: National Forest
      Chamisa Trailhead google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Jun 16, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      34
      Trails Mountain Bike
      34
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      34
      Trails Trail Running
      34
      Total Distance
      74 miles
      Total Descent
      23,198 ft
      Total Vertical
      5,296 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,321 ft
      Reports
      357
      Photos
      85
      Ridden Counter
      3,162

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 3 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 23 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of Santa Fe Mountains Mountain Bike

      trail: Saddleback
      9 |
      May 25, 2021 @ 5:56pm
      May 25, 2021
      trail: Saddleback
      5 |
      May 25, 2021 @ 5:56pm
      May 25, 2021
      trail: Saddleback
      5 |
      May 25, 2021 @ 5:56pm
      May 25, 2021
      trail: Alamos Vista
      56 |
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 9:16am
      Oct 7, 2020
      trail: Rio en Medio
      51 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 7:57am
      Oct 4, 2020
      trail: Rio en Medio
      43 |
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 7:56am
      Oct 4, 2020
      trail: Rio en Medio
      86 |
      Aug 17, 2020 @ 5:32am
      Aug 17, 2020
      trail: Alamos Vista
      660 |
      Jan 11, 2017 @ 5:53am
      Jan 11, 2017

      Videos of Santa Fe Mountains Mountain Bike

      R.E.M Santa Fe
      3:44 | 674 | May 6, 2018
      Janker Ted - Breakfast in the Woods
      2:14 | 413 | Sep 18, 2017
      lil bit of winsor trail
      2:02 | 329 | Jul 14, 2016
      Shredding Winsor Trail | SF, N.M. 9 Mile...
      14:56 | 111 | Jan 12, 2021 , Santa Fe
      Santa Fe Mountain Biking! Riding Aspen Vista...
      9:19 | 74 | Sep 10, 2020 , Santa Fe
      Most Epic Mountain Bike Trail Santa Fe |...
      16:25 | 64 | Sep 10, 2020 , Santa Fe
      Ravin's Ridge Santa Fe | Deception Peak
      16:25 | 141 | Sep 10, 2020 , Santa Fe
      Most Epic Mountain Bike Trail Santa Fe |...
      trail: Skyline
      16:25 | 42 | Sep 10, 2020 , Santa Fe

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Rio en Medio
      Jun 1, 2021 @ 6:27am
      Jun 1, 2021
      DryscottshowenREM is closed down due to the fire last...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Winsor Trail
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 9:10am
      Jun 16, 2021
      Drypcmxa
      Lower Winsor (South)
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 9:10am
      Jun 16, 2021
      Drypcmxa
      Raven's Ridge
      Jun 2, 2021 @ 4:27pm
      Jun 2, 2021
      VariablesdriesOnly a few soft snow berms to blast...
      Upper Winsor
      May 16, 2021 @ 8:43am
      May 16, 2021
      IdealJ4m3z420 SCoMBAHike
      Gayway
      May 16, 2021 @ 8:43am
      May 16, 2021
      VariableJ4m3z420 SCoMBAHike Snow on and off
      Jawbone
      May 14, 2021 @ 8:32am
      May 14, 2021
      DryBoudahca ReporterTwo trees down on climb from Discount
      Lower Big Tesuque
      May 12, 2021 @ 3:47pm
      May 12, 2021
      DryJ4m3z420 SCoMBA
      Pacheco Canyon (FR 102)
      May 12, 2021 @ 3:47pm
      May 12, 2021
      DryJ4m3z420 SCoMBA
      Chamisa
      May 12, 2021 @ 3:46pm
      May 12, 2021
      DryJ4m3z420 SCoMBADry
      Saddleback
      May 12, 2021 @ 7:37am
      May 12, 2021
      DryJ4m3z420 SCoMBADry and loose

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1519107Veeco74riddentrailPacheco Canyon (FR 102)
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 3:22pm
      3 days
      user #2663499Lukewalnuts42votetrailChamisa Alt
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 11:53pm
      Jun 18, 2021
      user #2663499Lukewalnuts42riddentrailChamisa Alt
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 11:53pm
      Jun 18, 2021
      user #858520pcmxaaddreportWinsor Trail and 1 more
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 3:05pm
      Jun 16, 2021
      user #994952melabroadriddentrailWinsor Trail and 2 more
      Jun 14, 2021 @ 1:22pm
      Jun 14, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #689895J4m3z420trailJawboneFun going down into Winsor. Overgrown ascent...
      May 14, 2021 @ 6:21pm
      May 14, 2021
      user #689895J4m3z420trailDiscountStupid ass trail. Only used to get to Jawbone....
      May 14, 2021 @ 6:20pm
      May 14, 2021
      user #1969386JdanllentrailDiscountRugged, overgrown, do not recommend.
      Mar 28, 2021 @ 8:22am
      Mar 28, 2021
      user #2343469Jbear1987trailAspen VistaJust finished up riding this trail and I have...
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 8:01pm
      Aug 7, 2020
      user #316124a-princetrailJawboneAs of 7/23/2020 - Significant tree fall on the...
      Jul 23, 2020 @ 7:12pm
      Jul 23, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Dale Ball 4 62 47.1 km
      La Tierra 19 47 2 19 km
      Arroyo Hondo 4 1010.2 km
      Nambe Badlands 6 13 512 km
      Aldea 112.2 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3474 miles23,199 ft36 miles5,295 ft
      #1,033#5448435781,890
      E-Bike19 miles315 ft1 mile2,539 ft
      #63822314
      Hike3474 miles23,199 ft36 miles5,295 ft
      #792#47613571455
      Trail Running3474 miles23,199 ft36 miles5,295 ft
      #795#4763571125
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