3.4 miles
Distance
205 ft
Climb
-660 ft
Descent
00:23:22
Avg time
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Chamisoso (5184) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Dirtbike/Moto
  • Riding Area
    Cedro
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #21883 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in E-Biking
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking
  • Land Manager
    Cibola National Forest

Chamisoso is an interesting trail that pops off of Powerline, and is definitely a better way to climb, as Powerline gets crazy steep and rocky further on, and can be a decent (if scary) descent, but is not a fun climb.
Chami is, however. The beginning will take you through a mellow meadow section for a nice warm-up. You'll run into an intersection at the Coyote-Chamisoso link, and at this point stay to the right. Then it's a bit more meadowy warm-up before you start hitting the more technical, rocky section of the trail. Nothing too bad as far as difficulty, but loose rocks/dirt combined with steepish sections can be challenging. Good up or down.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Chamisoso (5184) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -456 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,452 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,966 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,938 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,483 ft
  • Grade
    -2.55%
  • Grade max
    -27.277%
  • Grade min
    16.239%
  • Distance climb
    3,934 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,395 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:35:35
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Status:
on Apr 11, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (3 votes)

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      Chamisoso (5184) Trail Reports

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      Apr 11, 2021 @ 5:04pm
      Apr 11, 2021
      Feb 7, 2021 @ 10:16am
      Feb 7, 2021
      Mostly dry. A few ice patches but 99% good.
      Dec 12, 2020 @ 9:30am
      Dec 12, 2020
      Mostly snow covered at the bottom in the shaded parts, mix of snow and dirt toward the top.
      Nov 8, 2020 @ 10:23am
      Nov 8, 2020
      Oct 7, 2020 @ 3:54pm
      Oct 7, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 89 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 577 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      Cedro 30
      30 miles
      Cedro And Otero CW
      32 miles

      5 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      GVelascoTpt (Jun 24, 2017 at 13:53)
       6/24
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      • + 0
      slakka (Mar 25, 2019 at 16:54)
       In better shape the Delberts but still has a lot of baby beads. Wouldn’t want to ride in oppposite uphill direction.
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      • + 0
      Nikidy81 (May 20, 2019 at 12:09)
       We rode it backwards and it wasn't too bad at the beginning. The uphill was rough. Trail wasn't as bad as Delbert's but still torn up from dirt bikes. Maybe I'm just use to MTB single-track. But this was still rough. It was our first time riding that trail system and I don't think we will go back.
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      • + 1
      foggnm (Feb 7, 2021 at 16:00)
       Most of the stuff in the east mountains is very 'rough' and loose. You have to find your routes that end in some pay off, otherwise it can just feel like a slow going chunk fest. If you went up this trail, a good compliment is then going down coyote. A counterclockwise loop is the fun way. The Otero area offers a little more pay off for the work. The cedro area is more difficult to string together a cohesive ride.
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      • + 1
      gnarflow13 (Feb 15, 2021 at 19:12)
       I disagree. I can see where you are coming from but I feel any of the downhills are rewarding for any of the climbs you do. I definitely agree about Otero, though. The DH's over there rip!
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