22.9 miles
Distance
2,611 ft
Climb
-6,353 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

This route follows the Mancos Spur of the Colorado Trail. This trail is rugged and takes you from high alpine terrain to a ponderosa pine forest at the southern terminus at Mancos State Park.

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Mancos Trails Group (www.mancostrails.org)
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
    • Snowshoe
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Mancos Spur mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -3,743 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,660 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,631 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,887 ft
  • Grade
    -3.1%
  • Grade max
    -91.9%
  • Grade min
    70.8%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    14 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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West Mancos
Sep 9, 2021 @ 9:19am
Sep 9, 2021
Upper section is prime, moto section fairly dry, and there are 3 trees down in the lower section that require a dismount. Additionally the lower section is rather overgrown but it looks like several rocks have been removed.
Sharkstooth
Aug 9, 2021 @ 2:46pm
Aug 9, 2021
Massive amount of trail maintenance has been done this year, several of the problem areas have been corrected.
Chicken Creek
Aug 4, 2021 @ 8:22am
Aug 4, 2021
Thistle is thick in some parts, but dirt is great!
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