2 miles
Distance
57 ft
Climb
-467 ft
Descent
00:11:10
Avg time
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Deadline Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May 16-Nov 30th
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #13728 in Mountain Biking

This is a new trail constructed during Summer of 2014. It is being managed as a recommended downhill directional trail given the many jumps along the trail. Access the trail from the top of the Viewline trail at western end of Skyline Ridge trail. With the opening of Deadline, Viewline trail will now be signed as recommended only for uphill bike travel.

This trail is another first of its kind for the Aspen / Snowmass area. It's a bike optimized directional flow trail that features large, generous in-sloped berm turns, rollers, table top jumps, drop offs, and a couple doubles that can be easily gapped at speed. The width of the trail and ability to roll over just about every one of the jumps (if you slow down enough) gives this trail an intermediate rating. At full speed, the trail is definitely in the expert/difficult category. While the views towards Snowmass and the forests of the Government Trail are excellent, your eyes will mostly be focused on the trail

Use this trail as part of a tour of Sky Mountain Park, or part of a longer ride linking Airline Trail to Skyline Ridge trail to Deadline trail to Highline trail to Tom Blake trail to Powerline to Government Trail. Or, park at the Rodeo Lot or smaller parking lot along Owl Creek Road and take multiple laps on Viewline trail - Deadline Trail - Highline trail.

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More Stats for Deadline mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -410 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,198 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,641 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,608 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,198 ft
  • Grade
    -4.975%
  • Grade max
    -22.094%
  • Grade min
    12.346%
  • Distance climb
    1,370 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    936 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:02
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on Sep 6, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (6 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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  • 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
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  • 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
      Directions to deadline trailhead (39.219960, -106.910040)
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      Deadline Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 6, 2020 @ 9:36am
      Sep 6, 2020
      reporter
      May 28, 2020 @ 2:51pm
      May 28, 2020
      May 24, 2020 @ 9:39am
      May 24, 2020
      Sep 18, 2019 @ 8:49am
      Sep 18, 2019
      Great conditions
      Jun 23, 2019 @ 11:19am
      Jun 23, 2019
      hard and fast, features rebuilt with new ones added, pre ride before you free ride!
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 300 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 961 rides
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      Photos

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      37 |
      Jun 13, 2019 @ 12:53pm
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      Jun 13, 2019
      115 |
      Feb 23, 2016 @ 7:27pm
      Feb 23, 2016
      192 |
      Jun 11, 2015 @ 5:09am
      Jun 11, 2015

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag jsnswt (May 16, 2018 at 18:12)
       This is a downhill only trail.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag alexsardella (Aug 21, 2018 at 13:02)
       dont ride the way it suggests, this is a downhill flow trail
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag jsnswt (May 20, 2020 at 18:04)
       So this trail allows hikers now?
      [Reply]

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