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  • 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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  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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.
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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Mount Herman 14 23 5
      South Cañon 6 11 1
      Midland Trail System 4 12 3
      Arkansas Hills Trails 4 8 10 2
      Royal Gorge Park 7 13 6 1
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      864
      Trails Mountain Bike
      768
      Trails E-Bike
      93
      Trails Hike
      856
      Trails Trail Running
      857
      Trails Horse
      208
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      80
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      36
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      8
      Trails Downhill Ski
      2
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      2
      Trails Nordic Ski
      6
      Total Distance
      2,204 miles
      Total Descent
      368,120 ft
      Total Vertical
      9,179 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      14,411 ft
      Reports
      5,349
      Photos
      980
      Ridden Counter
      86,571

      Popular South Central Mountain Biking Trails

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      Monarch Crest Trail
      Salida
      Hillside Access
      Salida
      Silver Creek
      Salida
      CT (Marshall Pass)
      Salida
      Marshall Rd Connector
      Salida
      Little Rattler
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Rainbow
      Salida
      Sweet Dreams
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Cottonwood
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Backbone
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Rumba Trail
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Chicken Dinner
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Beasway Trail (formerly Salsa Tr.)
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Island in the Sky Connector
      Oil Well Flats
      Dirt Road
      Oil Well Flats

      South Central Mountain Bike Routes

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      Cottonwood Tour
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      22 miles
      Best of Buena Vista
      Midland Trail System
      24 miles
      Pikes Peak Plummet
      Woodland Park
      27 miles
      Big Boyfriend Loop
      Whipple Trail System
      7 miles
      Monarch Crest - The Classic
      Methodist Mountain Trail System
      35 miles
      Mt. Elbert - Shuttle
      Twin Lakes
      17 miles
      Canyon Creek - Sawatch
      Salida
      19 miles
      Great Escape Trail Events 5K Route
      Cañon City
      4 miles
      Kenosha Pass Loop
      Park County
      22 miles
      Mineral Belt Trail
      Leadville
      12 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 68 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 315 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance

      Photos of South Central Mountain Bike

      trail: Silver Creek
      28 |
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 3:48pm
      Jul 13, 2020
      trail: Anticline
      47 |
      Mar 9, 2020 @ 2:30pm
      Mar 9, 2020
      trail: Anticline
      68 |
      Mar 9, 2020 @ 2:30pm
      Mar 9, 2020
      trail: Silver Creek
      42 |
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 4:36pm
      Aug 7, 2019
      trail: Backbone
      77 |
      May 22, 2017 @ 7:56pm
      May 22, 2017
      70 |
      Apr 27, 2017 @ 11:16pm
      Apr 27, 2017
      359 |
      May 28, 2013 @ 1:41pm
      May 28, 2013
      321 |
      Feb 28, 2012 @ 5:18pm
      Feb 28, 2012

      Videos of South Central Mountain Bike

      Solstice Trail, Salida, Colorado
      trail: Solstice
      144 | Nov 11, 2020
      0:10 | 51 | Sep 8, 2020
      0:05 | 35 | Sep 8, 2020
      Golden Girl - Becky Gardner and the Process 153 DL
      1:54 | 5622 | Aug 25, 2020
      Wishy Washy
      1:42 | 21 | Aug 17, 2020
      Epic Trail just outside of Salida CO
      0:27 | 40 | Aug 5, 2020
      Monarch Crest epic part 2
      18:57 | 25 | Dec 10, 2019
      MINERS CREEK
      8:40 | 234 | Oct 9, 2018

      Current Trail Warnings

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1678286thebikingfriedmannaddreportMesa
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 11:24pm
      7 hours
      user #597477beltchenkoriddentrailTimberline (Sec 4) and 1 more
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 10:11pm
      9 hours
      user #597477beltchenkoriddentrailTexas Ridge
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 10:11pm
      9 hours
      user #597477beltchenkovotetrailTexas Ridge
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 10:11pm
      9 hours
      user #1525192joehandlebaraddreportBailey Hundo Private Trail Segment
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 5:44pm
      13 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2711387MudFootstrailUpper Twin LakeTwo downed trees on trail. Not in any spot...
      Jun 6, 2021 @ 6:35pm
      Jun 6, 2021
      user #807750ScottJiroustrailPot-O-GoldQuite possibly my favorite downhill trail in...
      Jun 5, 2021 @ 6:20pm
      Jun 5, 2021
      user #1217651RoccoeighttrailRumba TrailWow great trail and super fun I
      Jun 4, 2021 @ 6:32pm
      Jun 4, 2021
      user #1473709HappydhertrailUnchainedThis trail is sick! I mostly ride DH and Flowy...
      May 30, 2021 @ 3:56pm
      May 30, 2021
      user #1060899twowheeledchaostrailLost TrailThis is a Black trail due to the steepness and...
      May 13, 2021 @ 12:16pm
      May 13, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike7681,808 mile275,889 ft785 miles9,180 ft
      9045,3446931,090
      E-Bike93500 miles86,184 ft223 miles7,913 ft
      2,4744173
      Hike8562,189 miles366,640 ft955 miles9,180 ft
      645,26982,904
      Trail Running8572,201 miles367,972 ft962 miles9,180 ft
      85,2709621
      Horse208835 miles165,030 ft361 miles8,425 ft
      1,35731
      Dirtbike/Moto80363 miles57,835 ft151 miles6,804 ft
      1,52620
      ATV/ORV/OHV36189 miles27,651 ft81 miles6,804 ft
      31,5265
      Snowmobile323 miles1,693 ft8 miles2,329 ft
      925
      Snowshoe827 miles2,096 ft10 miles3,747 ft
      7932
      Downhill Ski220 miles1,693 ft8 miles935 ft
      462
      Backcountry Ski220 miles1,693 ft8 miles935 ft
      61273
      Nordic Ski624 miles1,781 ft9 miles935 ft
      78116
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