4 miles
Distance
852 ft
Climb
-37 ft
Descent
00:41:51
Avg time

Morning Gloria Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Emerald Mountain
    Steamboat Springs, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, Gravel
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #4032 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager
    City of Steamboat Springs

Long winding trail that can be ridden up or down through beautiful aspens, ferns, and rock gardens. It connects Lupine to the top of Quarry Mountain Trail and Root Canal.

More Stats for Morning Gloria bike trail
  • Altitude change
    815 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,358 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,175 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,358 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,173 ft
  • Grade
    3.9%
  • Grade max
    -20.9%
  • Grade min
    22.6%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    1,657 ft
  • Distance flat
    3,340 ft
  • Avg time
    00:41:51
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:50
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Status:
on Sep 15, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (11 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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  • > 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
ContributeDetails
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Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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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      Morning Gloria Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 271 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 496 rides
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      Photos

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      0 |
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 2:11pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      4 |
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 2:10pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      0 |
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 5:15pm
      Aug 26, 2019
      0 |
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 5:14pm
      Aug 26, 2019

      Routes with this trail

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      titleratingdistance
      TC Sport 9/16
      13 miles
      TC Pro 9/16
      20 miles
      TC Pro 9/16
      19 miles
      TC Pro 8/30
      16 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag provin1327 (Aug 13, 2019 at 9:57)
       This trail is amazing! Huge props to the trail builders. The grade is perfect for a long smooth climb and the terrain is nuts! Aspens, ferns, roots and flowers everywhere! It's like a jungle in the middle of Colorado. I only climbed it but would definitely descend if I had another chance.
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