1.9 miles
Distance
291 ft
Climb
-15 ft
Descent
00:16:26
Avg time

Desert Dance Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Doña Ana
    Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Green (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #53839 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #59731 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking

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Desert Dance is a 2 mile popular green singletrack trail located near Las Cruces New Mexico. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 291 ft blue climb. On average it takes 16 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Desert Dance mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    276 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,260 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,542 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,266 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,542 ft
  • Grade
    2.729%
  • Grade max
    -9.488%
  • Grade min
    12.439%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    289 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,491 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:08
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Status:
on Dec 4, 2019
Ideal
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Desert Dance Trail Reports

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      Dec 4, 2019 @ 1:08pm
      Dec 4, 2019
      The trail is a good way to gain altitude on the way to Cathedral Trail.
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 4:54pm
      Oct 7, 2019
      Nov 17, 2018 @ 11:52am
      Nov 17, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 73 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 262 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      gnarflow13 (Feb 15, 2021 at 19:07)
       really fast and fun going down. me likey.
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      Shall we dance?
      5:50 | 181 | May 10, 2020 , Las Cruces
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