6 miles
Distance
277 ft
Climb
-2,264 ft
Descent
00:45:24
Avg time
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Guaje Ridge Details

  • Riding area
    Los Alamos
    Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    May-July
  • Global Ranking

Normally shuttled from Pajarito Ski Area but can be done as a loop up Quemazon & Pipeline, down Guaje Ridge & Cabra, and Perimeter back to town. From Pajarito Ski Area to the trail head via Pipeline is fairly steep and will take 30-60 minutes but once on Guaje Ridge it is mostly descending. Awesome trail but gets a lot of locust thorn bushes once the monsoons start. Best time to ride it is late May/early June after the trail is used for the Jemez Mountain Run.

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More Stats for Guaje Ridge mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,987 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,726 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,748 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,745 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,758 ft
  • Grade
    -6.174%
  • Grade max
    -24.596%
  • Grade min
    23.608%
  • Distance climb
    4,441 ft
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,149 ft
  • Avg time
    00:45:24
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Status:
on Oct 27, 2016
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Guaje Ridge Trail Reports

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Oct 27, 2016 @ 4:31am
Oct 27, 2016
A little powdery and trenched from motorcycle traffic in the switchbacks near the bottom of the ridge before it flattens out.
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1 Review & Comments

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flag nealpederson (Oct 16, 2014 at 14:45)
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