12.1 miles
Distance
927 ft
Climb
-928 ft
Descent
1 mile
High Point

Rift Valley trail at the Taos Valley Overlook trail network, beginning at the trailhead located at the end of County Road 110.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    54
More Stats for Rift Valley Trail mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    6,657 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,703 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,703 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -17.3%
  • Grade min
    32.9%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
Avg: 3 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 month
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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