3.8 miles
Distance
355 ft
Climb
-360 ft
Descent
00:24:54
Avg time

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  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Black Forest
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC, CX, Gravel
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #55468 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #25641 in Trail Running
    • #30060 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking

Mostly pretty flat and wide path makes for a nice XC training loop around Black Forest.

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More Stats for Black Forest 16 Loop mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -4 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,399 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,615 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,410 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,406 ft
  • Grade
    -0.021%
  • Grade max
    -11.57%
  • Grade min
    15.372%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,394 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:33:27
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Status:
on Jun 18, 2022
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)
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      Black Forest 16 Loop Trail Reports

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      Jun 18, 2022 @ 8:14am
      Jun 18, 2022
      May 28, 2022 @ 8:37am
      May 28, 2022
      Jan 15, 2022 @ 2:13pm
      Jan 15, 2022
      Jan 13, 2022 @ 2:31pm
      Jan 13, 2022
      Couple tiny ice patches but no mud or anything to be concerned with.
      Dec 5, 2021 @ 10:03am
      Dec 5, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 31 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 190 rides
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      Jul 15, 2020 @ 11:28am
      Jul 15, 2020

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Airman4Life (Sep 24, 2019 at 15:56)
       Pretty nice beginner loop. Mostly flat with a few hills placed throughout.
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      Black Forest Section 16 Loop  8.24.2021
      27:43 | 98 | Sep 8, 2021 , Colorado Springs
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