3,544 ft
Distance
64 ft
Climb
-589 ft
Descent
00:06:07
Avg time
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Old Nine Line Details

  • Riding area
    Vail Valley
    Vail, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
    Double Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking

If you're looking for the gnarliest trail on Vail, the top section of this is it.

There's a pretty steep section littered with rocks and small drops.
The trail pretty much heads straight down a cool trail with old wood junk on the sides, I'm guessing from old mine operations?

There are a few line options, but unless you've got a big bike, you might want to scope some first.
I rolled up on a rock roll/drop that was about 5-6' to flat on one side, then had a sniper landing on the other, glad I checked first.

After this awesome section, the trail mellows out a lot.
It becomes more of a root infested tree trail.
It's still a little rough, but nothing wildly exciting.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Old Nine Line mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -525 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,098 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,627 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,627 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,101 ft
  • Grade
    -14.826%
  • Grade max
    -53.615%
  • Grade min
    46.717%
  • Distance climb
    595 ft
  • Distance down
    2,950 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:07
  • Avg reverse time
    00:55:42
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Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Sep 3, 2017 @ 2:25pm
Sep 3, 2017
Old Nine Line, Park City
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Sep 3, 2017 @ 2:23pm
Sep 3, 2017
Old Nine Line, Vail
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Sep 3, 2017 @ 2:23pm
Sep 3, 2017
Old Nine Line, Vail
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Aug 28, 2012 @ 3:33pm
Aug 28, 2012
Old Nine Line, Vail

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