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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)
      342
      Trails Mountain Bike
      272
      Trails E-Bike
      51
      Trails Hike
      301
      Trails Trail Running
      300
      Trails Horse
      113
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      51
      Trails Observed Trials
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      27
      Trails Snowmobile
      3
      Trails Snowshoe
      9
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      4
      Trails Nordic Ski
      5
      Total Distance
      813 miles
      Total Descent
      150,784 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,689 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      13,862 ft
      Reports
      2,956
      Photos
      846
      Ridden Counter
      26,160

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Vail Mountain 3 17 6 2
      West Eagle 4 16 9 2
      Beaver Creek & Arrowhead 5 13 4
      North Vail 1 6 3
      East Eagle 3 6 4
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      Popular Vail Valley Mountain Biking Trails

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      Boneyard
      East Eagle
      Pool-Ice Rink
      East Eagle
      Lower Old Nine Line
      Vail Mountain
      Hanks Hideaway
      Vail Mountain
      Charlie Brown
      East Eagle
      Radio Flyer
      Vail Mountain
      Lower Radio Flyer
      Vail Mountain
      Son of Simba
      Vail Mountain
      Lionshead Access
      Vail Mountain
      Bailey's
      Vail Mountain
      Lion Down
      Vail Mountain
      Lee's Way Down
      West Avon Preserve
      BLT Jump
      West Avon Preserve
      Mane Lane
      Vail Mountain
      Hernage Ditch Path
      Eagle

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 49 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 254 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of Vail Valley Mountain Bike

      trail: Magic Forest
      122 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 3:26pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      trail: Big Mamba
      79 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 1:58pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      trail: PMT
      109 |
      Sep 3, 2017 @ 1:50pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      89 |
      Jan 18, 2017 @ 2:49pm
      Jan 18, 2017
      76 |
      Jan 18, 2017 @ 2:39pm
      Jan 18, 2017
      60 |
      Jan 18, 2017 @ 2:37pm
      Jan 18, 2017
      trail: Big Mamba
      278 |
      Oct 5, 2016 @ 12:03pm
      Oct 5, 2016
      142 |
      Dec 2, 2014 @ 7:54pm
      Dec 2, 2014

      Videos of Vail Valley Mountain Bike

      Mountain Biking in Vail
      trail: Lost Lake
      3:16 | 63 | Aug 27, 2020
      Lee's Way Down
      4:07 | 45 | Jul 24, 2020
      Old 9 line RAW
      1:02 | 72 | Sep 13, 2019
      Fly Swat
      trail: Two Elk
      0:19 | 243 | Jan 25, 2019
      Oh So
      trail: Oh So
      1:45 | 196 | Jan 4, 2019
      Jeep Road
      trail: Jeep Road
      2:22 | 27 | Oct 15, 2017
      School House Rock
      2:13 | 73 | Oct 15, 2017
      Dirt Surfer
      1:17 | 346 | Oct 15, 2017

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Two Elk East
      Vail
      Jul 16, 2021 @ 7:52pm
      Jul 16, 2021
      Dryea99018 Forest service closure for new bridge...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2807321TroyPyrMs4riddentrailEverkrisp
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 9:05pm
      10 hours
      user #1405941LalaTaddreportHardscrabble Mountain Rd.
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 8:24am
      23 hours
      user #2806529bdzuckwishlisttrailGrand Traverse
      Aug 4, 2021 @ 6:41am
      1 day
      user #1179543voghanaddvideoWhere I ride before the lifts start | Vail, Colorado
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 4:10am
      Aug 2, 2021
      user #1179543voghanaddvideoIs this the best loop in Eagle, Colorado? MTB Project thinks so!
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 4:09am
      Aug 2, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #917298hi-dr-nicktrailSidekickYeah I’m with the first guy, such a waste of...
      Jul 27, 2021 @ 11:26am
      Jul 27, 2021
      user #917298hi-dr-nicktrailMagic ForestBest DH trail in Vail in my opinion! Good...
      Jul 27, 2021 @ 11:10am
      Jul 27, 2021
      user #1039439ea99018trailTwo Elk EastForest service closure on two elk east for...
      Jul 16, 2021 @ 7:48pm
      Jul 16, 2021
      user #2065812DstairtrailEastern HillsideStill overgrown. Don’t ride…not fun!
      Jul 15, 2021 @ 7:11pm
      Jul 15, 2021
      user #2676089JimT61201trailSouth 6Rocks. Lots and lots of rocks.
      Jul 15, 2021 @ 2:23pm
      Jul 15, 2021

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike268584 miles129,669 ft299 miles5,640 ft
      8182,9573725,808
      E-Bike51251 miles33,737 ft124 miles5,551 ft
      2,251109
      Hike301758 miles133,694 ft318 miles7,690 ft
      252,92211,390
      Trail Running300757 miles133,694 ft318 miles7,690 ft
      2,9221862
      Horse113423 miles64,078 ft160 miles7,690 ft
      1,4923
      Dirtbike/Moto51200 miles31,220 ft94 miles5,230 ft
      21,44017
      Observed Trials26 miles587 ft2 miles2,467 ft
      143
      ATV/ORV/OHV27152 miles22,940 ft78 miles5,154 ft
      1,4261
      Snowmobile341 miles6,430 ft27 miles4,459 ft
      144
      Snowshoe961 miles9,190 ft32 miles4,636 ft
      125983
      Downhill Ski11,398 ft308 ft1,398 ft308 ft
      1362,295
      Backcountry Ski421 miles3,186 ft8 miles2,582 ft
      2551,190
      Nordic Ski546 miles6,463 ft27 miles4,459 ft
      258869
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