1 miles
Distance
43 ft
Climb
-923 ft
Descent
00:11:57
Avg time

Los Gusanos Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    The Worms
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #9432 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager
    Municipio de Quito

"Los Gusanos" (The Worms) trail is a new creation by MTB Trails Ecuador for the last DH race of the season. Full of flowy turns, jumps and fast sections, this is a new chance for riders to switch trails between the regular race track and practice different skills.

Access Info

Access through the road that leads to Lloa.

More Stats for Los Gusanos bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -880 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,681 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,570 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,561 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,681 ft
  • Grade
    -13.771%
  • Grade max
    -34.007%
  • Grade min
    21.464%
  • Distance climb
    675 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    107 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:30:58
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Status:
on May 15, 2016
Variable
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
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
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  • 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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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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Los Gusanos Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 15, 2016 @ 7:47pm
      May 15, 2016
      Hero dirt day!
      Apr 15, 2016 @ 8:18pm
      Apr 15, 2016
      The rain has kept dirt moist and trail is running fast!
      Mar 9, 2016 @ 4:59pm
      Mar 9, 2016
      Hero Dirt, riding fast and loose!
      Dec 18, 2015 @ 10:32am
      Dec 18, 2015
      reporter
      The trail is bone dry and rolling fast!
      Dec 9, 2015 @ 3:44pm
      Dec 9, 2015
      reporter Trail is running 100%, ready for race day on December 13th. Most of the trail is dry, some moist sections inside the forest.
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