21 miles
Distance
2,034 ft
Climb
-4,804 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

Popular route for folks who shuttle from FR 76 on the Angel Fire side and ride up and over Osha Pass, down Heaven on Earth, through Garcia Park, and back to El Nogal.

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1 Review & Comments

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flag Jphouston (Jul 18, 2020 at 18:59)
 Absolutely amazing trail. Long climb but wow just miles of descending to reward you and amazing views.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    51
More Stats for South Boundary Trail Shuttle from FR76 to El Nogal mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,771 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,158 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,930 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,159 ft
  • Grade
    -2.5%
  • Grade max
    -68.9%
  • Grade min
    39.7%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    12 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
Avg: 5 (2 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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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
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  • State land
  • Indigenous
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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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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      South Boundary trail 2020
      South Boundary trail 2020
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      Jul 6, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      South Boundary Trail
      Oct 21, 2020 @ 12:14pm
      Oct 21, 2020
      As of Oct 21, 2020, this section of trail is closed due to the Luna Fire burning in the area. See https://www.facebook.com/TaosMTB/posts/1540805656113187 for details.
      El Nogal
      Jun 19, 2020 @ 8:33am
      Jun 19, 2020
      Awesome Trail. Starts out as a lung burner for us flat landers but downhill to the finish. Section 2 is best trail I’ve ridden.
      South Boundary Trail (Garcia Park to Forest Road 445)
      Jun 13, 2020 @ 12:41pm
      Jun 13, 2020
      South Boundary - Section 2
      Jun 12, 2020 @ 9:53am
      Jun 12, 2020
      Three new tree falls just cleared. Thanks Trail Gnomes. Canejo J
      South Boundary - Section 1
      Apr 18, 2020 @ 4:07pm
      Apr 18, 2020
      more reports »
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