8.3 miles
Distance
632 ft
Climb
-5,877 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

This is a "must do trail" in the Sierra Gorda Queretana.
Long 1.5 track that takes you from the mirador of 4 palos to Bucarelli.
Beautiful views, very tall gorges and tight switchbacks.

While the route itself isn't tecnically "very difficult" half of it passes around very tall and dangeroues gorges.
This is not a place where you would like to miss a turn.

*You must ensure you have powerful brakes in excellent working order if you plan to ride this route.
** A dual suspension MTB with at least 140mm of travel is recommended.

Detailed Description
4 palos is a 8 mile moderately popular expert route located near PINAL DE AMOLES. This mountain bike only route can be used one direction and has a hard overall physical rating. This route climbs 632 ft with a max elevation of 8,586 ft then descends -5,877 ft.
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
CCapri (Nov 22, 2018 at 13:29)
What is the recommendation for logistics? meaning, where to park and take the lift (if available).
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  • + 2
JuanFco (Nov 27, 2018 at 8:28)
Hey CCapri,
Ideally you would leave Queretaro early in the morning and drive directly to "El mirador de 4 palos". While you descend on your bike the driver can go to Bucarelli by car and pick you down there.
Chances are you are arriving first in Bucarelli!
I recommend you go with someone who has done this route previosuly.
I will be happy to help; just send me a Direct Message!
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    7
More Stats for 4 palos mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -5,246 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,337 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,583 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,337 ft
  • Grade
    -12%
  • Grade max
    -95.6%
  • Grade min
    79.9%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,546 ft
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
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