8 miles
Distance
1,903 ft
Climb
-7,216 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.

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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag 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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  • + 1
flag 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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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for 4 palos mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -5,313 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,312 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,625 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,312 ft
  • Grade
    -12.104%
  • Grade max
    -71.742%
  • Grade min
    67.19%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,352 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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