2 miles
Distance
795 ft
Climb
-173 ft
Descent
00:20:54
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Eagle Tail Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Eagle Tail Details

  • Riding Area
    Lunch Loops
    Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Global Ranking
    #31946 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Eagle Tail is a fun climb up and along the ridge with awesome views of Colorado National Monument. Most of the trail is technical obstacles interspersed with flowy single-track, there are some very difficult sections toward the top of the lower section.

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More Stats for Eagle Tail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    622 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,757 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,392 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,759 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,382 ft
  • Grade
    6.002%
  • Grade max
    -104.423%
  • Grade min
    176.639%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2,597 ft
  • Distance flat
    764 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:42
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Status:
on Nov 11, 2018
Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Eagle Tail Trail Reports

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      Nov 11, 2018 @ 11:01am
      Nov 11, 2018
      reporter
      Aug 23, 2018 @ 5:05pm
      Aug 23, 2018
      reporter
      Aug 20, 2016 @ 9:18pm
      Aug 20, 2016
      Muddy in a few areas where the trail stays in the shade.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 51 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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      • 221 rides
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      Dec 13, 2017 @ 9:17am
      Dec 13, 2017
      Eagle Tail, Grand Junction

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