2.2 miles
Distance
348 ft
Climb
-99 ft
Descent
2 miles
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South Boundary section from Garcia Park to Paradise Park.

"Either way this section is pretty fun.
I was headed uphill, and the track is pretty smooth and would be really fun as a downhill.
I would imagine you can loop this as a downhill by biking up FR 437 to FR 445, then hopping left onto the trail and riding back to Garcia Park. If you go this way, don't fly to fast off the whoops down towards the bottom.

I started at Garcia Park and headed down FR 437 for 100 yards or so before breaking off right into the field.
After a mile or so of climbing you hit a nice field to take a break in before the last bit of sustained climbing.
Then push on for another 1.5 miles to get to a fun downhill.
If you break off right when you hit the last field, you get a nice hilltop with views, when you've caught your breath, head left again to get back on the main trail and get ready for some fast straight pedaling across the hill.

See South Boundary Section 2 for the rest of the ride in this direction."

Detailed Description
South Boundary - Garcia Park to Paradise Park is a 3576 expert route located near Taos New Mexico. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 1 trails. This route climbs 106.2 with a max elevation of 3115.1 then descends -30.2.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Point to Point
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for South Boundary - Garcia Park to Paradise Park mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    249 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,891 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,903 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,154 ft
  • Grade
    2.1%
  • Grade max
    -14.1%
  • Grade min
    26.1%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2,772 ft
  • Distance flat
    745 ft
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