16.9 miles
Distance
1,750 ft
Climb
-1,741 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Lollipop loop using the Blue Canyon Trial for the out-and-back segment with Chupadera Crossing and Black Canyon forming the loop.

Black and Blue Canyons are single track. Chupadera Crossing is a scenic widetrack.

Detailed Description
Chupadera Loop is a 17 mile popular intermediate route located near Socorro New Mexico. This mountain bike primary route. This route includes 4 trails. This route climbs 1,750 ft with a max elevation of 6,067 ft then descends -1,741 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
More Stats for Chupadera Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    8 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,949 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,949 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,957 ft
  • Grade max
    -46.9%
  • Grade min
    39%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile

Directions

  1. Walk southwest on Blue Canyon Trail.
  2. Continue for 10 meters.
  3. Walk south on Blue Canyon Trail.
  4. Continue for 2.5 kilometers.
  5. Walk southwest on Blue Canyon Trail.
  6. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  7. Walk southwest on Blue Canyon Trail.
  8. Continue for 1.5 kilometers.
  9. Walk southwest on Blue Canyon Trail.
  10. Continue for 900 meters.
  11. Walk northwest on Blue Canyon Trail.
  12. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  13. Walk southwest on Blue Canyon Trail.
  14. Continue for 20 meters.
  15. Walk north on Blue Canyon Trail.
  16. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  17. Walk north on Blue Canyon Trail.
  18. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  19. Walk southwest on Chupadera Crossing.
  20. Continue for 200 meters.
  21. Walk southwest on Chupadera Crossing.
  22. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  23. Walk southwest on Chupadera Crossing.
  24. Continue for 900 meters.
  25. Walk west on Chupadera Crossing.
  26. Continue for 900 meters.
  27. Walk southwest on Chupadera Crossing.
  28. Continue for 600 meters.
  29. Walk west on Chupadera Crossing.
  30. Continue for 600 meters.
  31. Walk west on Chupadera Crossing.
  32. Continue for 500 meters.
  33. Walk north on Chupadera Crossing.
  34. Continue for 1 kilometer.
  35. Walk west on Chupadera Crossing.
  36. Continue for 200 meters.
  37. Walk west on Black Canyon.
  38. Continue for 60 meters.
  39. Walk north on Black Canyon.
  40. Continue for 400 meters.
  41. Walk northeast on Black Canyon.
  42. Continue for 600 meters.
  43. Walk east on Black Canyon.
  44. Continue for 400 meters.
  45. Walk southeast on Black Canyon.
  46. Continue for 300 meters.
  47. Walk northeast on Black Canyon.
  48. Continue for 400 meters.
  49. Walk east on Black Canyon.
  50. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  51. Turn left onto Blue Canyon Trail.
  52. Continue for 7 kilometers.
  53. Walk north on Blue Canyon Trail.
  54. Continue for 300 meters.
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Black Canyon
May 27, 2024 @ 1:16am
May 27, 2024
Recently worked on, in good shape.
Blue Canyon Trail
Feb 24, 2024 @ 2:36am
Feb 24, 2024
Great shape, go ride!
Chupadera Crossing
Oct 21, 2023 @ 12:03am
Oct 21, 2023
Rock issue has been sorted out, but trail is a bit beat up from monsoon weather.
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