11 miles
Distance
1,257 ft
Climb
-1,195 ft
Descent
2,234 ft
High Point

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Great ride with equal parts climb & decent.

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Trails in Route

Peralta Exit5,098 ft
Quartz Ridge2,398 ft
Vortex1,844 ft
Gila Monster2,890 ft
2GM2,041 ft
Gold Canyon3,097 ft
Lost Goldmine1 miles
K-Trail2 miles
Tech Loop4,190 ft
K-Trail4,770 ft
Old Horse Trail1,165 ft

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Gold Canyon Peralta Entry mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    1,918 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,932 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,994 ft
  • Grade
    0.107%
  • Grade max
    -17.81%
  • Grade min
    17.657%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Activity Type
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Lost Goldmine
Nov 12, 2018 @ 5:41am
Nov 12, 2018
Gila Monster
Oct 30, 2018 @ 12:31pm
Oct 30, 2018
Overall, GM is in decent shape. Chundery in spots with minor erosion (small ruts developing, loose cobbles). Still probably one of the easiest trails in Gold Canyon for the beginner, which it was intended to be. It's not without a couple punchy climbs. Wooden bridge still in good condition. **ALSO** Just a helpful word, I hope. What some incorrectly refer to as "Gold Mine" is the "Lost Goldmine Trail." It runs from west to east between Cloudview parking area and the Peralta Trail parking area (or vice versa). "GM" = Gila Monster. I hope this clears up some confusion that at least one other post expresses.
Vortex
Jul 2, 2018 @ 10:14pm
Jul 2, 2018
2GM
Apr 8, 2018 @ 9:09am
Apr 8, 2018
Peralta Exit
Jan 29, 2018 @ 2:51pm
Jan 29, 2018
This is a dirt road, NOT a singletrack. Map is incorrect. Not worth riding.
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