1 mile
Distance
-984 ft
Descent
00:10:01
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Gutz Trail

Gutz Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Other
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Black level trail, descending from the Rainbow trail, down to the Soltrain flow trails in the Methodist Mtn trail system.
Steep downhill grade with many twists and turns, including the "intestines" which features 2 lines that cross each other multiple times.
Not to be ridden uphill. Access via Rainbow trail from either Bear Creek or Sand Gulch, pedal your bike to Gutz
This trail is to be improved by Singletrack Trails in 2020, managed by Salida Mountain Trails, to comply with Forest Service requirements.
IMPORTANT: Seasonal closure Dec 15 - Apr 15.

Disclaimer

Seasonal closure Dec 15 - Apr 15

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Gutz mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -984 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,936 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,920 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,920 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,936 ft
  • Grade
    -12.7%
  • Grade max
    -57.2%
  • Grade min
    -1.3%
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    00:10:01
  • Avg reverse time
    00:34:03
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Status:
on Jul 23, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 4 (3 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
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Max Vehicle Width
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Radar Time
LEGEND
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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Gutz Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jul 23, 2020 @ 3:02pm
      Jul 23, 2020
      Very dry and fast
      Jun 30, 2020 @ 7:49pm
      Jun 30, 2020
      The top 1/3rd of the trail has some soft berms still that need some moisture to set in. Try not to blow these things out before they are...
      May 12, 2020 @ 8:50pm
      May 12, 2020
      Trail is temporarily closed due to trailwork by Singletrack Trails for SMT/FS. Please don't ride this trail right now.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 84 rides
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      Jun 30, 2020 @ 7:53pm
      Jun 30, 2020

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      You Got The GUTZ? - Gutz | Salida, CO
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