13 miles
Distance
1,404 ft
Climb
-4,127 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point

South Boundary Trail Shuttle from Garcia Park to El Nogal. This is a fun shuttle if you don't have the time to do the full South Boundary Shuttle from Angel Fire to Taos.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    6
More Stats for South Boundary Trail Shuttle from Garcia Park to El Nogal mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -2,723 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,163 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,886 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,163 ft
  • Grade
    -4.074%
  • Grade max
    -39.483%
  • Grade min
    39.014%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,147 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
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  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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Trail transparency
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Macky Franklin | South Boundary Trail
Macky Franklin | South Boundary Trail
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Nov 6, 2015
The South Boundary Trail is one of the best-known trails in Northern New Mexico. Passing through aspen groves, coniferous forest, rock and shale,...
Macky Franklin | El Nogal Trail
Macky Franklin | El Nogal Trail
trail: El Nogal
1:07 | 2561 | comments: 0 | favs: 5
Nov 6, 2015
The final section of the South Boundary Trail, El Nogal is loose, rocky, fast and tons of fun. Classic Taos riding. Music - "Fortune and...

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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El Nogal
Oct 18, 2018 @ 5:57pm
Oct 18, 2018
Gnarly and awesome, beware of loose sections during wet and dry days. reporter
South Boundary - Section 1
Sep 13, 2018 @ 9:20am
Sep 13, 2018
1 down tree
South Boundary - Section 2
Sep 13, 2018 @ 9:20am
Sep 13, 2018
South Boundary Trail (Garcia Park to Forest Road 445)
Sep 13, 2018 @ 9:20am
Sep 13, 2018
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