12 miles
Distance
2,361 ft
Climb
-2,344 ft
Descent
1,556 ft
High Point

A black mountain route that includes Santa Luz/Artichokes, Black Widow, Miner's Loop and Lilac trails.

Black Widow trail can be skipped for less advanced riders. East ridge trails can be added for a longer ride.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Black Mountain with Santa Luz mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    286 ft
  • Altitude start
    706 ft
  • Altitude end
    722 ft
  • Grade
    0.025%
  • Grade max
    -36.165%
  • Grade min
    21.299%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,613 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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