1.7 miles
Distance
47 ft
Climb
-381 ft
Descent
00:22:32
Avg time
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Captain Jacks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Dirtbike/Moto
  • Riding Area
    North Cheyenne Cañon Park
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Ref Number
    #665
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 3
  • Global Ranking
    #2339 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #5138 in E-Biking
    • #90687 in Trail Running
    • #55035 in Hiking
    • #2502 in Dirtbiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 40 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking

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 mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -334 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,512 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,861 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,853 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,520 ft
  • Grade
    -3.8%
  • Grade max
    -29.2%
  • Grade min
    9.1%
  • Distance climb
    1,726 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    505 ft
  • Avg time
    00:22:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:02
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Status:
on May 5, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.5 (27 votes)
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  • Wet
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      Captain Jacks Trail Reports

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      May 5, 2024 @ 1:39pm
      May 5, 2024
      jacks is open for business
      Apr 28, 2024 @ 9:36am
      Apr 28, 2024
      Lots of snow, will just need a day to melt off.
      Apr 11, 2024 @ 6:40am
      Apr 11, 2024
      Stay clear of the North side completely. Lots of snow drifts, mud. Weeks needed before ridable without causing damage.
      Apr 7, 2024 @ 4:01pm
      Apr 7, 2024
      Still snow in shady areas
      Mar 10, 2024 @ 8:32am
      Mar 10, 2024
      Shady areas are packed snow and some ice. Not ready for riding yet, but sunny areas are pretty mint.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 82 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 439 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 5,764 rides
      • Last: May 22, 2024

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      Oct 24, 2021 @ 6:36am
      Oct 24, 2021

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