3 miles
Distance
251 ft
Climb
-1,283 ft
Descent
00:26:07
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Captain Jacks (665) Trail

Captain Jacks (665) Details

  • Riding Area
    North Cheyenne Cañon
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #2258 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Unique, fun, and semi-technical in places. This descent is like none other! Can be extremely loose in places, also be ware of motorcycles coming up the trail!

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More Stats for Captain Jacks (665) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,032 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,181 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,255 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,213 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,181 ft
  • Grade
    -6.001%
  • Grade max
    -36.943%
  • Grade min
    22.812%
  • Distance climb
    3,609 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    623 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:02
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Status:
on Jan 7, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.65 (6 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Captain Jacks (665) Trail Reports

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      Jan 7, 2019 @ 9:39am
      Jan 7, 2019
      Mix of snow and tacky dirt (gravel). Small amount of ice to keep you honest
      Sep 15, 2018 @ 10:46am
      Sep 15, 2018
      Aug 25, 2018 @ 1:44pm
      Aug 25, 2018
      Dry, loose diet in a lot of areas and some rust from motos, but still a great ride.
      Aug 13, 2018 @ 1:23pm
      Aug 13, 2018
      Major erosion (major ruts or slumping, large boulders and roots exposed due to erosion)
      Aug 11, 2018 @ 7:23pm
      Aug 11, 2018
      Dirt bike allowance has deepened existing loose channels and has left ~4 inch ruts in spots of the trail. Extremely loose in general due to recent...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 174 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
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      • 999 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Iracline (Dec 10, 2017 at 6:56)
       Rode yesterday. Poor/loose trail conditions due to excessive motorcycle use compared to just 6 months ago. Great MTB trail/flow when in good condition, but not now. Used to be one of my favorite trails in the Springs.
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