3 miles
Distance
251 ft
Climb
-1,283 ft
Descent
00:25:45
Avg time
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Captain Jacks Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Dirtbike
  • Riding Area
    North Cheyenne Cañon
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Ref Number
    #665
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #2258 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 45 in Hiking
    • 100 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!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Captain Jacks mountain 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
    00:25:45
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:40
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Status:
on Oct 17, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 4.4 (15 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Captain Jacks Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 7 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 761 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      All
      • 999 rides
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      Photos

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      119 |
      Jun 29, 2020 @ 9:42pm
      Jun 29, 2020
      45 |
      Jun 7, 2020 @ 7:48pm
      Jun 7, 2020
      68 |
      Apr 19, 2020 @ 8:10pm
      Apr 19, 2020
      59 |
      Dec 6, 2019 @ 9:46pm
      Dec 6, 2019

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag monumentalmtb (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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