2 miles
Distance
404 ft
Climb
-170 ft
Descent
00:28:37
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Blue Sky Loop Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Blue Sky Loop Details

  • Riding Area
    Penitente Canyon
    South Fork, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #33546 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is trail is why mountain bikers go to Penitente Canyon, technical rock fin sections with great single track that you have to stay ready for just about anything, drops, wheelie hops etc. Great Riding!

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More Stats for Blue Sky Loop bike trail
  • Altitude change
    234 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,951 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,285 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,951 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,185 ft
  • Grade
    2.235%
  • Grade max
    -18.06%
  • Grade min
    19.169%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    3,212 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,168 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:37
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Status:
on Jan 14, 2016
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
ContributeDetails
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  • Description
  • 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
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      Blue Sky Loop Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 14, 2016 @ 3:20pm
      Jan 14, 2016
      Great trail, best ridden clockwise from the parking area. Good challenging short techy climbs, rewarded with a flow fast Last half of the trail....
      Apr 29, 2015 @ 6:30pm
      Apr 29, 2015
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      All
      • 15 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      17 |
      Jun 22, 2018 @ 3:41pm
      Jun 22, 2018
      Blue Sky Loop, Vail
      78 |
      Jan 14, 2016 @ 3:20pm
      Jan 14, 2016
      Blue Sky Loop, Del Norte
      92 |
      Jan 14, 2016 @ 3:20pm
      Jan 14, 2016
      Blue Sky Loop, Del Norte

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