17.0 miles
Distance
1,622 ft
Climb
-1,635 ft
Descent
4,153 ft
High Point

Route begins at Trek Bicycle Las Vegas Rental Center.

Detailed Description
Blue Diamond - Hurl to Black Velvet is a 17 mile moderately popular expert route located near Las Vegas Nevada. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 7 trails. This route climbs 1,622 ft with a max elevation of 4,153 ft then descends -1,635 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
More Stats for Blue Diamond - Hurl to Black Velvet mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    3 hr 30 min
  • Altitude change
    -12 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,315 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,405 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,392 ft
  • Grade max
    -51.6%
  • Grade min
    33%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Black Velvet
Apr 3, 2024 @ 4:02pm
Apr 3, 2024
Rocky. Very rocky.
Hurl Backdoor
Mar 21, 2024 @ 7:27am
Mar 21, 2024
Major Water drainage issue, large mud holes. The switchbacks are a mess. Mostly riding on exposed base and softball sized rocks.
Latenight Connect
Mar 17, 2024 @ 12:17pm
Mar 17, 2024
Molly's Connector
Mar 8, 2024 @ 11:50pm
Mar 8, 2024
Rusty Bucket
Jan 28, 2024 @ 1:17am
Jan 28, 2024
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