4.4 miles
Distance
472 ft
Climb
-474 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

If you've ridden the South Boundary Trail #164, you may have noticed that despite the awesome riding, there aren't a lot of wide open views along the trail. A short side trip on this loop leads to the summit of Sierra de Don Fernando at the top of an open north-facing meadow barely below treeline. The expansive view is spectacular; you can see the Taos Range including Pueblo Peak, Lake Fork, Sin Nombre, and New Mexico's high point, Wheeler Peak. Touch-Me-Not and Baldy Mountains can be seen to the northeast.

This route allows a nice 4+ mile ride to the summit of Sierra de Don Fernando and a fun descent along a segment of the SBT.

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More Stats for Sierra de Don Fernando mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    9,890 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,949 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,948 ft
  • Grade
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  • Grade max
    -24.3%
  • Grade min
    22.7%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,769 ft
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Sierra de Don Fernando Summit Spur
Jun 13, 2020 @ 12:41pm
Jun 13, 2020
A couple of small aspen trees that can be ridden over
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