11.0 miles
1,476 ft
-1,264 ft
5,018 ft
High Point

The race will start at the bottom of Tom Mays Road by the first parking lot to the left and will go all the way to the top of the road where you will then make a left onto the single track and go south on the Tom Mays Trail then turn left into the MTB Beginner’s Trail. You will then go clockwise on the Lower Sunset Trail all the way to Shortcut #2 and back up to Upper Foothills and then connect to the Tom Mays Climb to finish the race.

The course is about 10 miles in length, and consists of rocky terrain trails, punchy climbs, fast descents, and one steep climb to finish the race. This course is not easy so please pre-ride it and determine if you are up for the challenge

Detailed Description
2023 Coyote Classic is a 11 mile moderately popular intermediate race route located near El Paso Texas. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 1,476 ft with a max elevation of 5,018 ft then descends -1,264 ft.
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  • Race Course
  • Race Date
    Sunday December 3, 2023
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More Stats for 2023 Coyote Classic mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    212 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,458 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,794 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,007 ft
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  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,868 ft
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