10 miles
Distance
1,017 ft
Climb
-4,081 ft
Descent
01:55:22
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Engineer Mountain Trail

Engineer Mountain Details

  • Riding Area
    Coal Creek
    Silverton, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July-October
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #2493 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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 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
    01:55:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:31:45
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Status:
on Jun 21, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (9 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
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      Engineer Mountain Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jun 21, 2018 @ 11:07am
      Jun 21, 2018
      Stage II Fire Restrictions in place, please be mindful
      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
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 13 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
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      • 67 rides
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      Photos

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      Engineer Mountain, Durango
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      Dec 12, 2018 @ 11:08am
      Dec 12, 2018
      Engineer Mountain, Durango

      Routes with this trail

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      Coal Creek-Engineer Mountain Trail
      10 miles

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