10 miles
Distance
1,017 ft
Climb
-4,081 ft
Descent
01:54:29
Avg time
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Engineer Mountain Details

  • Riding area
    Coal Creek
    Telluride, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July-October
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1523

A great trail which is often accessed from Coal Bank Pass, via the Pass Creek trail. You end up riding the best part, the descent, this was with minimal effort. Make it even better by shuttling back up US 550 and hitch a ride back up to your vehicle.

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More Stats for Engineer Mountain mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,064 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,064 ft
  • Altitude max
    12,191 ft
  • Altitude start
    12,128 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,064 ft
  • Grade max
    -109.013%
  • Grade min
    78.687%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,962 ft
  • Avg time
    01:54:29
  • Avg reverse time
    00:31:45
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Status:
on Oct 15, 2017
Dry
Avg: 5 (7 votes)

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Engineer Mountain Trail Reports

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Oct 15, 2017 @ 6:43pm
Oct 15, 2017
Shuttled up to Molas Pass > CT (Rolling Mountain) > Engineer Mountain Trail. EMT was in great condition, all the precipitation a week or...
Aug 16, 2017 @ 2:33pm
Aug 16, 2017
reporter This trail is a blue at best. To rate this a black is to mislead potential riders away when actually EMT has a sinlge 20 foot technical...
Jun 26, 2017 @ 7:44am
Jun 26, 2017
6/25/17-Upper/northern trail section from CO Trail to Engr Mtn base still covered in a lot of snow, lots of mud and fallen trees. Section from...
Sep 23, 2016 @ 8:00am
Sep 23, 2016
Sep 12, 2016 @ 7:45am
Sep 12, 2016
Tree Down on trail. Looks like it fell right down from one switch back up the length. Basically blocking entire trail for about 10-20 feet.
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Oct 15, 2017 @ 6:50pm
Oct 15, 2017
Engineer Mountain, Cortez
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Oct 12, 2017 @ 10:44am
Oct 12, 2017
Engineer Mountain, Durango
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Oct 12, 2017 @ 10:43am
Oct 12, 2017
Engineer Mountain, Durango
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May 5, 2017 @ 8:31am
May 5, 2017
Engineer Mountain, Telluride

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