9.4 miles
Distance
727 ft
Climb
-3,403 ft
Descent
01:45:33
Avg time
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    Land Manager

Agate Creek Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Salida
    , Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #63553 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #29754 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Fun trail as a downhill, also open to motos. Some big boulders and rocky sections

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Agate Creek mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,676 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,906 ft
  • Altitude max
    11,788 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,788 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,112 ft
  • Grade
    -5.363%
  • Grade max
    -30.715%
  • Grade min
    35.542%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,901 ft
  • Avg time
    01:45:33
  • Avg reverse time
    00:54:25
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Status:
on Jul 21, 2021
Variable
Avg: 3.7 (7 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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      Agate Creek Trail Reports

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      Jul 21, 2021 @ 2:22pm
      Jul 21, 2021
      Puddles and some of the water crossings were a bit deep.
      Jul 18, 2021 @ 8:14am
      Jul 18, 2021
      Sep 15, 2020 @ 10:35pm
      Sep 15, 2020
      Hundreds of trees down across trail. It’s going to take an army of people a while to get this trail back up and riding
      Sep 6, 2020 @ 8:42pm
      Sep 6, 2020
      Tricky, lots of creek crossings, and many gnarly downhills over rocks and super tech. So it's pretty much normal. Only a little bit dusty.
      Aug 12, 2019 @ 10:15am
      Aug 12, 2019
      So awesome. Some chundery sections up high due to moto's ripping through. but gets FAST and FLOWY a solid 5 mins of RIPPING DH. Definitely some...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 42 rides
      • 25 miles avg distance
      All
      • 113 rides
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      Mar 5, 2017 @ 7:08pm
      Mar 5, 2017

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      whoisadam (Jul 29, 2019 at 19:32)
       Top part of Agate creek is amazing, some of the best single track, but then the trails just becomes okay. Tons of deep stream crossings to interrupt your flow. Green Creek is way more fun.
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      • + 0
      nolanurban (Jul 22, 2020 at 18:20)
       Probably the best natural trail I’ve ever ridden. Lots of hand pump. Fast, rocky, technical with whoopties to boot. Multiple (15+) stream crossings so be prepared to be wet. Make sure you go with a partner, it’s fairly remote. Be sure to check out all the old car crashes off of the scree field below 50.
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