5,113 ft
Distance
294 ft
Climb
-162 ft
Descent
00:13:55
Avg time
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Gunnector Details

  • Riding Area
    Lunch Loops
    Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #13736 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    BLM

Gunnector serves as a fun shortcut between two sections of the Gunny Loop. It cuts off to the left about half way up the first climb on the Gunny Loop and drops down into a fun ravine with banked corners and rock jumps and features before climbing back up to meet the Gunny Loop after the "stopper" section and just before the "Gunny Gets Loose" section of the Gunny Loop. A fun trail when conditions are dry, but if there is any chance of mud, it can be hell. The bentonite clay will destroy your ride, your bike, and any semblance of fun.

Access Info

The Gunnector turns left and downhill about midway up the initial climb of the Gunny Loop. This is how it is primarily ridden. It can also be ridden from the other end, but that would mean missing all the fun on the Gunny Loops and most of the fun on the Gunnector.

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More Stats for Gunnector bike trail
  • Altitude change
    132 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,176 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,425 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,293 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,425 ft
  • Grade
    2.589%
  • Grade max
    -75.222%
  • Grade min
    70.32%
  • Distance climb
    2,979 ft
  • Distance down
    1,972 ft
  • Distance flat
    162 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:55
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Status:
on Nov 24, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Primary
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  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • region Riding Area
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  • Parking Parking
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to gunnector trailhead (39.025780, -108.596790)
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Gunnector Trail Reports

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Nov 24, 2017 @ 9:37am
Nov 24, 2017
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Feb 18, 2017 @ 12:12pm
Feb 18, 2017
The canyon section is still holding a few micro puddles and plastic tread condition which is good for rolling out the ruts people put into it when...
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