7 miles
Distance
781 ft
Climb
-850 ft
Descent
00:45:38
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Mountain View Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Mountain View Details

  • Riding Area
    Aztec
    Aztec, New Mexico
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Global Ranking
    #78496 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Across the canyon from Alien Run, this 10 mile loop rolls with very smooth single track, with emphasis on climbing the first half of the trail. Great views are abound here, showcasing the San Juan Mountains of Southwestern Colorado. This trail is very well marked with smaller inner connecting loops, making each ride as different as you want it to be.

Access Info

From Hwy 550 North from Aztec, turn right on Hwy 173 East. At MM 2, turn left and park at the motorcross parking lot. Take the dirt road just off that parking lot and head North for approximately one half mile to reach the trail head.

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More Stats for Mountain View bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -69 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,945 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,273 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,014 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,945 ft
  • Grade
    -0.19%
  • Grade max
    -22.083%
  • Grade min
    15.748%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,815 ft
  • Avg time
    00:45:38
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Status:
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Very Dry
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 80%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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  • Access Road/Trail
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  • Green
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  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Mountain View Trail Reports

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      Aug 27, 2017 @ 6:37pm
      Aug 27, 2017
      Not going to lie here. The trail is fun but also not. First time riding this trail. I kept getting lost. The trail isn't ridden all that much and...
      Jul 5, 2017 @ 9:23am
      Jul 5, 2017
      First time riding this trail. It was hard to find but, very well marked when you start. Fun trail, watch out for loose dirt and sandy areas.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 4 rides
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      Dec 25, 2018 @ 1:11pm
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      Mountain View, Farmington
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      Dec 25, 2018 @ 1:11pm
      Dec 25, 2018
      Mountain View, Farmington

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