4,777 ft
Distance
67 ft
Climb
-254 ft
Descent
00:08:40
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Garbage Chute Trail

Garbage Chute Details

  • Riding Area
    Red Rock Canyon Open Space
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #1676 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2017
  • Land Manager
    City of Colorado Springs

New connector from Section 16 to the top of the garbage dump section of RedRocks. In the downhill direction this trail is smooth and flowy with a few rollers and rock/slickrock type sections. Uphill, this is a moderate climb and a good option to connect to section 16 aside for White Acres.

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More Stats for Garbage Chute bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -187 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,599 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,785 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,785 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,599 ft
  • Grade
    -3.909%
  • Grade max
    -22.722%
  • Grade min
    10.365%
  • Distance climb
    1,548 ft
  • Distance down
    3,219 ft
  • Distance flat
    11 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:10:08
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Status:
on Dec 11, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 5 (1 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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  • 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
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  • Gate Gate
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      Directions to garbage-chute trailhead (38.828492, -104.889908)

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 165 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 593 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 3, 2018 @ 2:48pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      Garbage Chute, Phoenix
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      Sep 3, 2018 @ 2:48pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      Garbage Chute, Phoenix
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      Sep 3, 2018 @ 2:38pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      Garbage Chute, Phoenix
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      Sep 3, 2018 @ 2:33pm
      Sep 3, 2018
      Garbage Chute, Phoenix

      Routes with this trail

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      Hold Fast
      11 miles

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