2.6 miles
Distance
263 ft
Climb
-1,409 ft
Descent
00:48:44
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Atalaya Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Atalaya Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Santa Fe
    , New Mexico
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #59858 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #36646 in Trail Running
    • #15736 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 35 in Trail Running
    • 75 in Hiking

Some steep spots for climbing but high speed down.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Atalaya mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,146 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,685 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,094 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,831 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,684 ft
  • Grade
    -8.5%
  • Grade max
    -47%
  • Grade min
    52.2%
  • Distance climb
    1,437 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Avg time
    00:48:44
  • Avg reverse time
    00:57:10
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Status:
on Sep 21, 2021
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Atalaya Trail Reports

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      Sep 21, 2021 @ 7:16pm
      Sep 21, 2021
      Mar 8, 2021 @ 3:26pm
      Mar 8, 2021
      Dog Park is gtg and the Northside is descending well albeit a bit slippery in pm sun from the summit to the slot.
      Jul 10, 2020 @ 5:54am
      Jul 10, 2020
      May 30, 2020 @ 7:11am
      May 30, 2020
      Mar 23, 2020 @ 9:00pm
      Mar 23, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 39 rides
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      Jun 5, 2019 @ 9:05am
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      Jul 8, 2015 @ 8:35am
      Jul 8, 2015

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      mountzlu (Jun 18, 2019 at 15:42)
       Definitely a number of hike a bike spots if You plan on climbing.
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      • + 0
      noclimate (Sep 21, 2021 at 19:14)
       Heading down from the peak is most definitely not blue. More like double black. Steep drop off on the left, very narrow, poor traction, super chunky, barely even hikeable at points. Riders beware!
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