2,395 ft
Distance
20 ft
Climb
-205 ft
Descent
00:02:03
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Lionshead Access Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Lionshead Access Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Vail Mountain
    Vail, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #82712 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

100 yd access in and out of Lionshead base area/ gondola yard from multiple trails including Hanks Hideaway, Mane Lane, Lion Down. 4-5 flat, loose switchbacks, heavy use by all abilities. Re-routed in Spring 2016 by Momentum Trail Concepts.

Bike Park

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Lionshead Access mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -185 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,151 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,356 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,336 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,153 ft
  • Grade
    -7.7%
  • Grade max
    -50.5%
  • Grade min
    11.3%
  • Distance climb
    322 ft
  • Distance down
    2,073 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:03
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:48
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Status:
on Aug 15, 2021
Dry
Avg: 2 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Lionshead Access Trail Reports

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      Aug 15, 2021 @ 9:23am
      Aug 15, 2021
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 10:25am
      Jun 15, 2021
      Clear but mountain not open yet
      Mar 3, 2021 @ 3:34pm
      Mar 3, 2021
      reporter
      Sep 19, 2020 @ 9:31am
      Sep 19, 2020
      Flat and sandy/loose corners on every turn.
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 3:11pm
      Aug 7, 2020
      Exits of berms are flattened from riders missing the exit.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 35 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 444 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,103 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      5280outlier (Aug 21, 2021 at 17:12)
       I definitely liked the last section of this going into Lionshead Village better when it was gravel instead of asphalt!
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