1 miles
Distance
251 ft
Climb
-351 ft
Descent
00:13:52
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of East Loop Trail

East Loop Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Ute Valley Park
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • AKA
    The hotel loop
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    all season
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Rock Face, Other
  • Global Ranking
    #12681 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015

Newly cut tight and technical out and back (until the return loop is built). Rocky with loose sand over rock, the east sections of trail have tight steep switchbacks.

Access Info

(from the West) enter from either the east most side of ute valley park near the Old HP facility or (from the East) enter from the Tech Center dr (soon to be) trail head

Local Trail Association
More Stats for East Loop Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -99 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,248 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,360 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,348 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,248 ft
  • Grade
    -1.475%
  • Grade max
    -36.49%
  • Grade min
    24.056%
  • Distance climb
    2,347 ft
  • Distance down
    3,303 ft
  • Distance flat
    931 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:52
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:56
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Status:
on Jul 8, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • 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
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • 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
Directions to east-loop-trail trailhead (38.916120, -104.840500)

Photos

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Oct 28, 2018 @ 11:02pm
Oct 28, 2018
East Loop Trail, My City
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Oct 28, 2018 @ 12:55pm
Oct 28, 2018
East Loop Trail, My City
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May 1, 2018 @ 7:42pm
May 1, 2018
East Loop Trail, Colorado Springs

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Mayday783 (May 27, 2018 at 11:14)
 Excellent technical single track. More difficult east to West but fun and a good challenge in either direction.
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