1,558 ft
Distance
-408 ft
Descent
00:05:09
Avg time

Natural Selection Details

  • Riding area
    Pajarito Bike Park
    Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #8301

If you're not feeling on, take another trail.

Natural Selection is not only one of the steepest trails on the mountain, but hosts several of the most gnarly natural features. Several very steep rock rollers, (and make sure you roll them, not try to hit them as a jump) mixed in with drops and tons of loose rock.

Down lower the trail gets less steep and has several really fun fast berms and jumps.

There are several really cool wooden features down low.
You'll hit a small gap jump, then into a step up to a wooden bridge.
Step down off that and turn right into a large gap jump. Don't short it...

Bike Park

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Natural Selection mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -408 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,450 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,858 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,858 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,450 ft
  • Grade
    -26.155%
  • Grade max
    -46.35%
  • Grade min
    -11.751%
  • Distance down
    1,536 ft
  • Distance flat
    22 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:09
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Status:
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
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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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Natural Selection
0:48 | 102 | Jul 25, 2016 , Los Alamos
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