6 miles
Distance
1,932 ft
Climb
-1,344 ft
Descent
01:45:40
Avg time
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North Faulty Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Sandia Mountain East Side Trails
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #24891 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    15 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This one is a serious burner. North Faulty is one of those trails that at first you don't want it to end, but after a while, you kinda wish it would. Brutally long and technically difficult, it is very steep (at times it seems impossibly so) and feels like serious backcountry riding. Not for the faint of heart, but a treat for those looking for a little adventure and a lot of challenge.

More Stats for North Faulty bike trail
  • Altitude change
    587 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,351 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,116 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,470 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,058 ft
  • Grade
    1.896%
  • Grade max
    -37.286%
  • Grade min
    39.718%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,045 ft
  • Avg time
    01:45:40
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Status:
on May 24, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4 (3 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
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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • 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
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  • photo Photo
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • 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
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      North Faulty Trail Reports

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      May 24, 2019 @ 9:02pm
      May 24, 2019
      Fallen trees across much of the southern half of the trail. Brush and saplings encroaching on most areas makes it very hard to ride.
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 10:36am
      Aug 26, 2018
      Trail is considerably overgrown with brush. Cleared one down tree. Still 5 downed trees remaining.
      Jun 18, 2018 @ 9:28am
      Jun 18, 2018
      https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd583470.pdf
      Apr 15, 2018 @ 8:16pm
      Apr 15, 2018
      Cleared 2 downed trees today, still 10 or so trees still blocking the trail
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 11 rides
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