10 miles
Distance
1,017 ft
Climb
-4,081 ft
Descent
01:54:40
Avg time
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Engineer Mountain Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • 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
    85 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
    01:54:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:31:45
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Status:
on Dec 2, 2019
Avg: 4.9 (13 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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

  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Engineer Mountain Trail Reports

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      Dec 2, 2019 @ 12:13pm
      Dec 2, 2019
      Snow Covered
      Dec 2, 2019 @ 12:12pm
      Dec 2, 2019
      Snow covered
      Oct 21, 2019 @ 2:16pm
      Oct 21, 2019
      Flowy, fast and technical. Trail was really dry and rough. Lots of bumps and ruts, but that's part of the fun. I had a blast ridding this trail...
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 6:58pm
      Sep 16, 2019
      It's seems as if people don't like riding the main path where the trail gets a little rutted. The result is multiple parallel trails in many...
      Aug 22, 2019 @ 8:51am
      Aug 22, 2019
      Fun fast flowy technical flowers
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 18 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      All
      • 67 rides
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      Coal Creek-Engineer Mountain Trail
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