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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,138
      Trails Mountain Bike
      925
      Trails E-Bike
      172
      Trails Hike
      1,138
      Trails Trail Running
      1,137
      Trails Horse
      406
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      165
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      99
      Trails Snowmobile
      12
      Trails Snowshoe
      26
      Trails Downhill Ski
      7
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      10
      Trails Nordic Ski
      16
      Total Distance
      3,114 miles
      Total Descent
      500,587 ft
      Total Vertical
      9,187 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      14,420 ft
      Reports
      6,811
      Photos
      1,045
      Ridden Counter
      109,198

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      Popular South Central Mountain Biking Trails

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      CDT CT - Monarch Crest Trail
      Salida
      Hillside Access
      Salida
      Silver Creek
      Salida
      CT - Marshall Pass
      Salida
      Marshall Rd Connector
      Salida
      Little Rattler
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Sweet Dreams
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Rainbow
      Salida
      Chicken Dinner
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Backbone
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Cottonwood
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Rumba Trail
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Beasway Trail (formerly Salsa Tr.)
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      Sausage Link
      Midland Trail System
      CT - Kenosha Pass West
      Park County

      South Central Mountain Bike Routes

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      Cottonwood Tour
      Arkansas Hills Trails
      22 miles
      Canyon Creek - Sawatch
      Salida
      19 miles
      Mt. Elbert - Shuttle
      Twin Lakes
      17 miles
      Monarch Crest - The Classic
      Methodist Mountain Trail System
      35 miles
      Kenosha Pass Loop
      Park County
      22 miles
      The Great Escape Trail Events Grinder
      Cañon City
      17 miles
      Best of Buena Vista
      Midland Trail System
      24 miles
      Mineral Belt Trail
      Leadville
      12 miles
      Buena Vista Flow
      Midland Trail System
      10 miles
      Turquoise Lake Loop
      Turquoise Lake Trails
      16 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 30 rides
      Past Week
      • 230 rides

      Photos of South Central Mountain Bike

      trail: Silver Creek
      63 |
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 3:48pm
      Jul 13, 2020
      trail: Anticline
      83 |
      Mar 9, 2020 @ 2:30pm
      Mar 9, 2020
      trail: Anticline
      101 |
      Mar 9, 2020 @ 2:30pm
      Mar 9, 2020
      trail: Silver Creek
      77 |
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 4:36pm
      Aug 7, 2019
      trail: Backbone
      96 |
      May 22, 2017 @ 7:56pm
      May 22, 2017
      86 |
      Apr 27, 2017 @ 11:16pm
      Apr 27, 2017
      466 |
      May 28, 2013 @ 1:41pm
      May 28, 2013
      406 |
      Feb 28, 2012 @ 5:18pm
      Feb 28, 2012

      Videos of South Central Mountain Bike

      Vitamin B Crash
      trail: Vitamin B
      84 | May 31, 2022
      Banana Belt Bike People
      20 | Nov 9, 2021
      Chasing Altitude - Official Trailer
      35 | Jul 12, 2021
      Solstice Trail, Salida, Colorado
      trail: Solstice
      173 | Nov 11, 2020
      0:10 | 88 | Sep 8, 2020
      0:05 | 57 | Sep 8, 2020
      Golden Girl - Becky Gardner and the Process 153 DL
      1:54 | 5679 | Aug 25, 2020
      Wishy Washy
      1:42 | 39 | Aug 17, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      South Fooses Creek
      Salida
      Jun 12, 2022 @ 8:43pm
      Jun 12, 2022
      Wetnolanvanharte ReporterCrest is dry, but numerous drifts on...
      Royal Cascade
      Royal Gorge Park
      Jun 1, 2022 @ 6:55am
      Jun 1, 2022
      DryLower-Ark-MBA LAMBA Closed June 1 through July 31 for annual...
      Turquoise Lake
      Leadville
      May 31, 2022 @ 4:37pm
      May 31, 2022
      Idealgooney57915 to 20 trees across the trail. Other...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #967754schillingsworthriddentrailLoop B (Capulin South)
      Jun 28, 2022 @ 9:22pm
      9 hours
      user #2450689Jmlascala71wishlistrouteCottonwood Tour
      Jun 28, 2022 @ 9:00pm
      10 hours
      user #3002525MattTredennickua4wishlistrouteMonarch Crest - The Classic
      Jun 28, 2022 @ 8:35pm
      10 hours
      user #2353483GeneralconanwishlistrouteLeadville Trail 100 MTB Training Route
      Jun 28, 2022 @ 7:35pm
      11 hours
      user #911082aa-mtbaddreportCT - Kenosha Pass West
      Jun 28, 2022 @ 5:53pm
      13 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #2595985JoshCOtrailCamp Elevation SouthThis is a fantastic trail. Fun tech and plenty...
      Jun 19, 2022 @ 8:28pm
      Jun 19, 2022
      user #1558530PoynterfarmtrailJacarillaDefinitely not a green trail. I'm an expert...
      Jun 19, 2022 @ 5:43pm
      Jun 19, 2022
      user #2088305BenKoetrailChicken DinnerWould not recommend, even though it looks like...
      Jun 19, 2022 @ 5:14pm
      Jun 19, 2022
      user #2737080DanVPtrailRampart Reservoir TrailThe ride is fantastic and easier as described....
      Jun 19, 2022 @ 1:23pm
      Jun 19, 2022
      user #1287361MomurtrailCDT - North Monarch CrestNot designed for biking. Lots of rock field S...
      Jun 16, 2022 @ 7:50pm
      Jun 16, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike9252,249 miles328,271 ft953 miles9,186 ft
      9636,80612444,039
      E-Bike172789 miles125,331 ft343 miles8,435 ft
      2,9127298
      Hike1,1383,098 miles498,927 ft1,285 mile9,186 ft
      656,7201674,964
      Trail Running1,1373,110 miles499,449 ft1,292 mile9,186 ft
      86,7221641,252
      Horse4061,634 mile280,922 ft656 miles8,435 ft
      1,297201
      Dirtbike/Moto165711 miles104,888 ft295 miles8,281 ft
      51,533339
      ATV/ORV/OHV99457 miles64,875 ft198 miles8,281 ft
      31,52528
      Snowmobile1264 miles4,199 ft17 miles6,512 ft
      746
      Snowshoe2687 miles6,844 ft24 miles6,512 ft
      1225965
      Downhill Ski733 miles1,811 ft9 miles5,456 ft
      4130
      Backcountry Ski1037 miles1,991 ft10 miles5,456 ft
      182461
      Nordic Ski1645 miles2,349 ft12 miles5,456 ft
      209276
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