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      The Vail Valley is a special place to recreate on trails. In 2018 it was awarded designation as one of fifteen IMBA Silver Level Ride Centers in the world.

      A variety of mountain biking exists for all levels at almost all times of the year. Excellent early season riding is available down Valley in Eagle and by the time June comes around lift served riding is opening on Vail Mountain. There are trail systems right out your backdoor for after work or lunch laps and hundreds of miles of backcountry accessible singletrack awaits on the weekend.

      The Vail Valley is also fortunate to be sourrounded by 100,000s of thousands of acres of wilderness that offers incredible hiking and backpacking opportunities.
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      730
      Trails Mountain Bike
      314
      Trails E-Bike
      149
      Trails Horse
      170
      Trails Hike
      366
      Trails Trail Running
      357
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      61
      Trails Observed Trials
      4
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      34
      Trails Snowmobile
      4
      Trails Snowshoe
      36
      Trails Downhill Ski
      335
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      26
      Trails Nordic Ski
      25
      Total Distance
      1,174 mile
      Total Descent
      328,238 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,715 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      13,888 ft
      Reports
      5,020
      Photos
      1,015
      Ridden Counter
      91,282

      Outside Logo Articles

      Beginner Terrain Isn’t Usually Scenic—This Beaver Creek Expansion is Changing That
      Jan 12, 2022 from skimag.com
      McCoy Park’s 250 acres and 17 runs is a unique spot for learners to gain confidence.
      Race Report: A Backcountry Epic in Eagle for the Revolution Enduro Round 3
      Aug 6, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      Racers were served four stages of fun, fast, and rowdy trail selections that delivered stoke and high-fives for the new race venue

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Vail Mountain 4 19 7 2
      West Eagle 4 16 9 1
      Beaver Creek & Arrowhead 7 16 5
      East Eagle 3 7 4
      North Vail 1 7 3
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      Popular Vail Valley Mountain Biking Trails

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      Lower Old Nine Line
      Vail Mountain
      Hanks Hideaway
      Vail Mountain
      Boneyard
      East Eagle
      Radio Flyer
      Vail Mountain
      Pool-Ice Rink
      East Eagle
      Lower Radio Flyer
      Vail Mountain
      Son of Simba
      Vail Mountain
      Charlie Brown
      East Eagle
      Lionshead Access
      Vail Mountain
      Lion Down
      Vail Mountain
      Sittin' Up
      Vail Mountain
      Fred's Lunch
      Vail Mountain
      Big Mamba
      Vail Mountain
      Mane Lane
      Vail Mountain
      Hernage Ditch Path
      Eagle

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      Past Week
      • 16 rides

      Photos of Vail Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: Magic Forest
      207 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 3:26pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      trail: Big Mamba
      130 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 1:58pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      trail: PMT
      189 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 1:50pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      152 |
      Jan 18, 2017 @ 2:49pm
      Jan 18, 2017
      130 |
      Jan 18, 2017 @ 2:39pm
      Jan 18, 2017
      101 |
      Jan 18, 2017 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 18, 2017
      trail: Big Mamba
      364 |
      Oct 5, 2016 @ 12:03pm
      Oct 5, 2016
      183 |
      Dec 2, 2014 @ 7:54pm
      Dec 2, 2014

      Videos of Vail Valley Mountain Bike

      Vail bike park Crash
      110 | Jul 15, 2022
      Crash on World's Greatest Trail
      92 | Sep 30, 2021
      Mountain Biking in Vail
      trail: Lost Lake
      3:16 | 95 | Aug 27, 2020
      Lee's Way Down
      4:07 | 76 | Jul 24, 2020
      Old 9 line RAW
      1:02 | 79 | Sep 13, 2019
      Fly Swat
      trail: Two Elk
      0:19 | 269 | Jan 25, 2019
      Jeep Road
      trail: Jeep Road
      2:22 | 33 | Oct 15, 2017
      School House Rock
      2:13 | 83 | Oct 15, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Nottingham Ridge to Red & White
      North Vail
      Dec 5, 2023 @ 1:57pm
      Dec 5, 2023
      Snow Covered esaeger1 VVMTA
      Nottingham Davos Connector
      North Vail
      Dec 5, 2023 @ 1:57pm
      Dec 5, 2023
      Snow Covered esaeger1 VVMTA
      Nottingham Ridge
      Vail Valley
      Dec 5, 2023 @ 1:57pm
      Dec 5, 2023
      Snow Covered esaeger1 VVMTA
      SkyRyder
      Minturn Bike Park
      Dec 5, 2023 @ 1:55pm
      Dec 5, 2023
      Unknown Seasonal Wildlife Closure: November 23 -...esaeger1 VVMTA
      Pedal Up Power Down
      Minturn Bike Park
      Dec 5, 2023 @ 1:55pm
      Dec 5, 2023
      Unknown Seasonal Wildlife Closure: November 23 -...esaeger1 VVMTA
      P'al Norte
      Minturn Bike Park
      Dec 5, 2023 @ 1:55pm
      Dec 5, 2023
      Unknown Seasonal Wildlife Closure: November 23 -...esaeger1 VVMTA
      Loveable Outlaw
      Minturn Bike Park
      Dec 5, 2023 @ 1:55pm
      Dec 5, 2023
      Unknown Seasonal Wildlife Closure: November 23 -...esaeger1 VVMTA
      Kindwinder
      Minturn Bike Park
      Dec 5, 2023 @ 1:55pm
      Dec 5, 2023
      Unknown Seasonal Wildlife Closure: November 23 -...esaeger1 VVMTA
      JRA
      Minturn Bike Park
      Dec 5, 2023 @ 1:55pm
      Dec 5, 2023
      Unknown Seasonal Wildlife Closure: November 23 -...esaeger1 VVMTA
      Dual Slalom Flow Line
      Minturn Bike Park
      Dec 5, 2023 @ 1:55pm
      Dec 5, 2023
      Unknown Seasonal Wildlife Closure: November 23 -...esaeger1 VVMTA

      Activity Feed

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      X0eDrVwishlisttrailactivity #49391606
      Feb 21, 2024 @ 4:43pm
      28 mins
      NathanSmithOo6wishlistrouteactivity #48892610
      Feb 5, 2024 @ 2:46pm
      Feb 5, 2024
      allisgab000wishlistregionactivity #48888149
      Feb 5, 2024 @ 6:35am
      Feb 5, 2024
      allisgab000wishlistregionactivity #48866115
      Feb 4, 2024 @ 6:26pm
      Feb 4, 2024
      toddaddtrailactivity #48082802 and 4 more
      Jan 9, 2024 @ 5:20pm
      Jan 9, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      andy-legrungetrailPaulies PlungeI agree that this trail needs minimal, if any...
      Oct 20, 2023 @ 1:21pm
      Oct 20, 2023
      i8F5iMBtrailPaulies PlungeThis thing is a chunky blast! Don't worry...
      Oct 3, 2023 @ 6:42am
      Oct 3, 2023
      andy-legrungetrailStag Gulch TrailBrutal climb the whole way, starting right at...
      Sep 29, 2023 @ 6:31am
      Sep 29, 2023
      BetolevytrailCougar RidgeGreat trail, spectacular views, mellow to...
      Sep 24, 2023 @ 5:12pm
      Sep 24, 2023
      andy-legrungetrailEagle-Thomasville RoadSections of this road are nearly impassable...
      Sep 22, 2023 @ 4:03pm
      Sep 22, 2023

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike313663 miles129,406 ft319 miles5,640 ft
      9485,0295248,551
      E-Bike149382 miles58,566 ft176 miles5,551 ft
      153,8704669
      Horse170574 miles83,002 ft206 miles7,713 ft
      2,169139
      Hike366935 miles148,278 ft374 miles7,713 ft
      444,869334,132
      Trail Running357926 miles146,873 ft371 miles7,713 ft
      14,878342,523
      Dirtbike/Moto61226 miles27,831 ft85 miles5,230 ft
      22,004124
      Observed Trials415 miles1,526 ft5 miles4,327 ft
      3153
      ATV/ORV/OHV34175 miles18,730 ft64 miles5,154 ft
      1,97014
      Snowmobile447 miles3,625 ft18 miles4,459 ft
      31311
      Snowshoe36122 miles15,433 ft44 miles6,545 ft
      142324253
      Downhill Ski335211 miles169,816 ft184 miles4,035 ft
      32968,629
      Backcountry Ski2665 miles7,848 ft18 miles5,535 ft
      41032,489
      Nordic Ski2583 miles8,251 ft28 miles6,545 ft
      41711,769
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