23 miles
Distance
4,232 ft
Climb
-7,977 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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Details

  • Riding area
  • 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
    -3,745 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,676 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,636 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,891 ft
  • Grade
    -3.095%
  • Grade max
    -73.604%
  • Grade min
    42.679%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    14 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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West Mancos
Aug 19, 2018 @ 1:30pm
Aug 19, 2018
The fallen trees have been cleared on the higher section. Keep in mind there is still considerable overgrown vegetation in the 2.5 mile stretch from Transfer Campground. Hopefully this will be addressed soon. Keep an eye out on upcoming workdays. reporter
Chicken Creek Trail
Aug 3, 2018 @ 6:18pm
Aug 3, 2018
Small tree down across trail, can ride over or around. Thick vegetation close to junction with state park. reporter
Sharkstooth
Aug 3, 2018 @ 6:09pm
Aug 3, 2018
Large tree down across trail, blocking trail in a few spots. You can easily walk around until it is cleared. reporter
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