47.3 miles
Distance
5,355 ft
Climb
-5,344 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

This is a way to ride the entire South Boundary Trail route without a shuttle, and avoiding riding highway 64.

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More Stats for South Boundary Trail Self-Served Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    7,066 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,164 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,175 ft
  • Grade max
    -49.1%
  • Grade min
    36.7%
  • Distance climb
    26 miles
  • Distance down
    19 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Outward Link
Nov 7, 2021 @ 7:39am
Nov 7, 2021
South Boundary - Section 2
Oct 20, 2021 @ 1:28am
Oct 20, 2021
Rode from Angel fire to end on 10/17. Snow on north facing slope but it was packed nicely and actually kinda grippy. Could become icy with freeze/thaw. Some mud in spots, especially where this section starts to descend, but it wasn't bad. Dry in sunny spots. Fun ride.
South Boundary Trail (Garcia Park to Forest Road 445)
Oct 14, 2021 @ 10:31am
Oct 14, 2021
Talpa Traverse
Apr 13, 2021 @ 1:44pm
Apr 13, 2021
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