2 miles
Distance
253 ft
Climb
-364 ft
Descent
4,783 ft
High Point

Bone Collector Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Drop, Ladder Bridge, Log Ride, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Skinny

The Bone Collector is a very unique trail for the Black Hills. There are a number of rock slabs, drops, step ups, v-slots, corridors, bridges, whale backs and spines to ride with most of the features being optional. The overall trail is actually a very easy, fun intermediate ride with multiple short technical sections and features that can be walked with ease. There are some great views into the Rapid Creek drainage. The trail is very easy to follow and is marked with bones in trees. The direction most people ride this trail is from the north to the south.

Access Info

The easiest way to access the Bone Collector is to park at small parking area on FS-173/Log Porch Road at the start of "Bone Up Trail". It is possible to drive up FS-173 from May 15 - Dec 15 and park by the frog pond. More often than not the Bone Collector is ridden as part of a number of larger loops from any of the four described trail heads.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Bone Collector mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -112 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,646 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,757 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,646 ft
  • Grade
    -1.187%
  • Grade max
    -39.885%
  • Grade min
    27.729%
  • Distance climb
    826 ft
  • Distance down
    1,111 ft
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Jan 11, 2018 @ 10:46am
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Bone Collector, Rapid City

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