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Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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Trail Last Ridden
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Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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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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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,091
      Trails Mountain Bike
      916
      Trails E-Bike
      180
      Trails Hike
      1,010
      Trails Trail Running
      994
      Trails Horse
      259
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      144
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      65
      Trails Snowmobile
      6
      Trails Snowshoe
      27
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      21
      Trails Nordic Ski
      45
      Total Distance
      2,806 miles
      Total Descent
      563,271 ft
      Total Vertical
      8,858 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      14,300 ft
      Reports
      4,231
      Photos
      2,256
      Ridden Counter
      141,712

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Local Flavours: The Complete Guide to Riding in Crested Butte, Colorado
      Aug 12, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Crested Butte's mountain bike history runs deeper than it does anywhere else on the planet.
      Back to the Trails: Gunnison, Colorado
      Jul 6, 2020 from pinkbike.com
      Gunnison is a literal wide-open playground for riders and is also now wide open for visitors as well.
      Race Report: Big Mountain Enduro Round 3 - Telluride, CO
      Aug 7, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      The third stop of the Yeti Cycles Big Mountain Enduro presented by Maxxis hit the road to the mighty San Juans for some true big mountain riding...
      Video: Thomas Vanderham, Iago Garay, & Kim Hardin Explore Stunning Colorado in 'High Rollers'
      Jul 2, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      The stylish trip set out to explore the stunning landscape of America's highest state.

      Popular Southwest Mountain Biking Trails

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      Phil's World
      Rib Cage
      Phil's World
      Abajo
      Phil's World
      Coco Race
      Phil's World
      Trail 401
      Gothic
      DRB ESB
      Phil's World
      Dr. Park
      Spring Creek
      Lemon Head
      Phil's World
      Lupine
      Crested Butte Town Trails
      Teocalli Mountain
      Brush Creek
      Stinky Spring Loop
      Phil's World
      Teocalli Ridge
      Brush Creek
      Jacks
      Hartman Rocks
      Twin Buttes
      Twin Buttes
      Tailpipe
      Hartman Rocks

      Southwest Mountain Bike Routes

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      Molas to Engineer via White Creek
      Coal Bank and Molas Pass
      24 miles
      Teocalli Ridge to Strand Hill
      Brush Creek
      19 miles
      Engineer Mountain Shuttle (Pass Cr.)
      8 miles
      2ndAve - Twin Buttes
      Twin Buttes
      8 miles
      Mancos Spur Trail
      Transfer Recreation Area
      24 miles
      CB Classic
      Crested Butte
      102 miles
      Pass Creek Engineer Mountain
      Coal Bank and Molas Pass
      8 miles
      Molas CT to Graysill
      25 miles
      The Best of Phil's World
      Phil's World
      18 miles
      Baxter Gulch to Green Lake
      Crested Butte Town Trails
      14 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 7 rides
      Yesterday
      • 8 rides
      Past Week
      • 91 rides

      Photos of Southwest Mountain Bike

      49 |
      May 15, 2021 @ 5:53am
      May 15, 2021
      trail: Dry Fork
      34 |
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 10:37am
      Oct 3, 2020
      trail: Dry Fork
      45 |
      Sep 18, 2020 @ 4:56pm
      Sep 18, 2020
      trail: Prospect
      109 |
      Aug 28, 2019 @ 10:12pm
      Aug 28, 2019
      trail: Coco Race
      108 |
      May 18, 2019 @ 3:06pm
      May 18, 2019
      trail: Lemon Head
      105 |
      Apr 1, 2019 @ 6:11pm
      Apr 1, 2019
      trail: Hogsback
      401 |
      Dec 12, 2018 @ 11:07am
      Dec 12, 2018
      trail: Coco Race
      176 |
      Dec 6, 2017 @ 6:56am
      Dec 6, 2017

      Videos of Southwest Mountain Bike

      Bits from Haflin Creek
      36 | Oct 15, 2021
      1 | Oct 7, 2021
      John's crash at Crested Butte bike park
      trail: Timeline
      72 | Aug 29, 2021
      Last romp on the Orbea
      68 | Jul 15, 2021
      Chunky delight!
      | Jun 8, 2021
      Water Fail
      trail: Trail 401
      65 | Jan 29, 2021
      Durango Colorado - Engineer Mountain
      56 | Dec 3, 2020
      Lower Stoner DH
      30 | Dec 1, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Hayduke Crossing South
      Phil's North
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 8:06am
      Jan 11, 2022
      Freeze/thaw CycleShawnsridesPatches of snow
      Seldom Seen
      Phil's North
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 8:06am
      Jan 11, 2022
      Freeze/thaw CycleShawnsridesPatches of snow
      Hayduke Crossing North
      Phil's North
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 8:06am
      Jan 11, 2022
      Freeze/thaw CycleShawnsridesPatches of snow
      Doc Sarvis - Upper
      Phil's North
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 8:06am
      Jan 11, 2022
      Freeze/thaw CycleShawnsridesPatches of snow
      Abbzug Loop
      Phil's North
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 8:06am
      Jan 11, 2022
      Freeze/thaw CycleShawnsridesPatches of snow
      Cash-Money
      Phil's World
      Jan 11, 2022 @ 8:06am
      Jan 11, 2022
      Freeze/thaw CycleShawnsridesLots of animal tracks in the frozen mud.
      Access Rd
      Geer Open Space
      Dec 22, 2021 @ 12:10pm
      Dec 22, 2021
      IdealShawnsrides
      Revolution Connect
      Geer Open Space
      Dec 22, 2021 @ 12:10pm
      Dec 22, 2021
      Snow PackedShawnsridesPatches of snowpack and mud. Best ridden...
      Helter Skelter
      Geer Open Space
      Dec 22, 2021 @ 12:10pm
      Dec 22, 2021
      Snow PackedShawnsridesPatches of snowpack and mud. Best ridden...
      Killer Bee
      Telluride Bike Park
      Dec 2, 2021 @ 7:32pm
      Dec 2, 2021
      IdealKirkw66dSuper short and steep

      Activity Feed

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      user #1763031Dreadnought08wishlisttrailBoulder Gulch
      Jan 21, 2022 @ 12:23pm
      7 hours
      user #1745701cpritchett07wishlisttrailDr. Park
      Jan 19, 2022 @ 8:36pm
      2 days
      user #215040racecaseaddphotoMolly at World Cup in Telluride, Colorado, United States
      Jan 19, 2022 @ 8:34am
      2 days
      user #215040racecaseaddphotoMolly at Galloping Goose in Telluride, Colorado, United States and 3 more
      Jan 19, 2022 @ 8:34am
      2 days
      user #2744760ob1erriddentrailLittle Elk Creek Trail #515
      Jan 18, 2022 @ 7:37pm
      Jan 18, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #2890843kdebelaktrailUpper Ed & FloI rode this one twice so I could hit some of...
      Nov 10, 2021 @ 7:28am
      Nov 10, 2021
      user #2890843kdebelaktrailEd & FlowFast and fun! Trail was in great condition.
      Nov 10, 2021 @ 7:20am
      Nov 10, 2021
      user #1666419QuigsjaketrailSeldom SeenI’m
      Nov 7, 2021 @ 4:40pm
      Nov 7, 2021
      user #2882746CanyonGoblintrailCanal LoopBeginner/new rider thoughts: I rode: Highline,...
      Nov 7, 2021 @ 10:31am
      Nov 7, 2021
      user #2882746CanyonGoblintrailHighline LoopBeginner/new rider thoughts: I rode:...
      Nov 7, 2021 @ 10:28am
      Nov 7, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike9162,173 miles421,644 ft1,022 mile7,805 ft
      2,2224,21711296,190
      E-Bike180726 miles129,606 ft327 miles6,601 ft
      33,3551890
      Hike1,0102,681 miles535,597 ft1,201 mile8,858 ft
      284,173116,809
      Trail Running9942,631 miles527,316 ft1,180 mile8,858 ft
      4,172132,940
      Horse259908 miles159,308 ft367 miles8,573 ft
      1,444441
      Dirtbike/Moto144527 miles97,546 ft238 miles6,198 ft
      51,418182
      ATV/ORV/OHV65262 miles44,882 ft116 miles6,198 ft
      1,38330
      Snowmobile629 miles571 ft4 miles1,503 ft
      33
      Snowshoe2769 miles8,084 ft24 miles4,419 ft
      493177
      Backcountry Ski2159 miles5,938 ft17 miles4,393 ft
      41,093
      Nordic Ski4583 miles4,124 ft24 miles4,314 ft
      491,099
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