10 miles
Distance
1,184 ft
Climb
-1,735 ft
Descent
01:48:14
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Monarch Crest Trail

Monarch Crest Details

  • Riding area
    Salida
    Salida, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    July - Oct
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #8761
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Monarch Crest is an epic High Country ride!

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More Stats for Monarch Crest mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -551 ft
  • Altitude min
    10,827 ft
  • Altitude max
    11,973 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,378 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,827 ft
  • Grade
    -1.021%
  • Grade max
    -29.652%
  • Grade min
    25.867%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,043 ft
  • Avg time
    01:48:14
  • Avg reverse time
    01:41:30
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Status:
on Sep 4, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4.45 (13 votes)

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Monarch Crest Trail Reports

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Sep 4, 2017 @ 6:27pm
Sep 4, 2017
Aug 18, 2017 @ 2:08pm
Aug 18, 2017
All clear. Trails in great shape from start to finish. There are a few muddy spots. But nothing of any concern.
Jul 11, 2017 @ 11:31am
Jul 11, 2017
Two spots that still had snow, but both were easily crossed on foot. Everything else was good and even starting to get some powdery dry spots.
Jul 9, 2017 @ 9:08pm
Jul 9, 2017
still a little snow in small spots.
Dec 3, 2016 @ 8:56am
Dec 3, 2016
Snow Covered for Winter
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Sep 21, 2017 @ 12:13pm
Sep 21, 2017
Monarch Crest, Salida
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Aug 29, 2017 @ 11:00am
Aug 29, 2017
Monarch Crest, Salida
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Jul 20, 2017 @ 4:58pm
Jul 20, 2017
Monarch Crest, My City
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Jul 20, 2017 @ 4:58pm
Jul 20, 2017
Monarch Crest, My City

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