1 miles
Distance
-1,098 ft
Descent
00:14:49
Avg time
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Alamos Vista Details

  • Riding Area
    Santa Fe Mountains
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    June-October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #5503 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This probably my personal favorite trail in Santa Fe. Here is what it has: it is steep, but not brutally so, it is technical, but not ridiculous. It requires precision, but you can get rowdy if you need to. It is occasionally ripping fast, but it tends to be tight and twisty slaloming in an aspen stand. In short, its fantastic. It is also frequented by hikers, so be alert and courteous. Alamos Vista descends from the top of the Quad chairlift and the intersection of Gayway and descends to its intersection with the Aspen Vista trail parking area. I would not recommend this trail as a climb, because it will end up being a hike. Typically it is accessed directly from the ski area via the access roads to the Quad or indirectly by climbing Aspen Vista till it intersects Gayway and descending down to the Quad.

Access Info

Multiple Trailheads

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Alamos Vista bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,098 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,986 ft
  • Altitude max
    11,084 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,084 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,986 ft
  • Grade
    -20.174%
  • Grade max
    -34.939%
  • Grade min
    -5.072%
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Avg time
    00:14:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:28
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Status:
on Feb 27, 2019
Snow Packed
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Alamos Vista Trail Reports

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      Feb 27, 2019 @ 8:08am
      Feb 27, 2019
      reporter Deep snow, most likely unrideable until June or July
      Oct 23, 2018 @ 1:13pm
      Oct 23, 2018
      First major snows
      Jul 12, 2018 @ 9:55pm
      Jul 12, 2018
      reporter The SFNF forest closure is over!
      Jun 7, 2018 @ 9:12am
      Jun 7, 2018
      reporter The SFNF is currently under closure due to extreme fire danger
      Apr 30, 2018 @ 5:42am
      Apr 30, 2018
      All trees cleared 4/29/18, get at it!
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