9 miles
Distance
1,219 ft
Climb
-1,201 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Some section on Gnasty and Blue Ribbon can be pretty rocky. Another fun option is to head east off of Drop in Lower and hit Three Bottles on the downhill.

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Trails in Route

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  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    8
More Stats for Otero 9 miler mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,794 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,824 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,842 ft
  • Grade
    0.039%
  • Grade max
    -22.805%
  • Grade min
    29.009%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    4,027 ft
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  • Snow Packed
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      Trail transparency
      Otero canyon - first ride
      Otero canyon - first ride
      2:00 | 72 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Nov 6, 2018
      With Paul, Rory, Ivonne, Antonio and Kevin
      yeti575 dogbone fail
      yeti575 dogbone fail
      5:49 | 28 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Aug 12, 2018
      Very muddy trail

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      Gnasty W/aG
      Dec 22, 2018 @ 9:27pm
      Dec 22, 2018
      Mud in quite a few spots. Lots of snow.
      Blue Ribbon
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 2:33pm
      Dec 16, 2018
      Lower Three Bottles Flow
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 2:32pm
      Dec 16, 2018
      Three Bottles
      Dec 16, 2018 @ 2:32pm
      Dec 16, 2018
      Otero Canyon
      Dec 12, 2018 @ 2:42pm
      Dec 12, 2018
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