1 miles
Distance
60 ft
Climb
-756 ft
Descent
01:00:43
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Black Jack Trail

Black Jack Details

  • Riding Area
    Buffalo Creek
    Buffalo Creek, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #15480 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

A technical challenge favorite, with big boulders, huge slab walls, and boulder drops. Bring your big travel bike and don't forget to back your brass ba....

The first half of this trail or West side is called Raspberry Ridge and connects to Black Jack, or it can be ridden as an out and back, the East side is Black Jack and is downhill only.

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More Stats for Black Jack bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -696 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,410 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,107 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,106 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,410 ft
  • Grade
    -10.186%
  • Grade max
    -41.592%
  • Grade min
    14.77%
  • Distance climb
    1,008 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    542 ft
  • Avg time
    01:00:43
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Status:
on Jul 12, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Other Other
      Directions to black-jack trailhead (39.387100, -105.328490)
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      Black Jack Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jul 12, 2018 @ 8:11am
      Jul 12, 2018
      Rain ruts along most of the steeper dirt sections and after the big drop, could use some maintenance, be careful with line choices. Rained...
      Jun 15, 2017 @ 8:00am
      Jun 15, 2017
      May 28, 2017 @ 7:05pm
      May 28, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 22 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
      All
      • 180 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      150 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 9:04pm
      Feb 4, 2018
      | 2 comments Black Jack, Buffalo Creek
      248 |
      Feb 4, 2018 @ 9:03pm
      Feb 4, 2018
      | 1 comments Black Jack, Buffalo Creek
      105 |
      May 14, 2017 @ 9:43am
      May 14, 2017
      Black Jack, My City
      124 |
      May 14, 2017 @ 9:42am
      May 14, 2017
      Black Jack, My City

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      Black Jack Buffalo Creek take 1
      3:41 | 545 | Jun 24, 2012 , Buffalo Creek
      Black Jack Buffalo Creek
      1:24 | 385 | Jun 24, 2012 , Buffalo Creek
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