3,645 ft
Distance
75 ft
Climb
-76 ft
Descent
00:06:10
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Our Backyard Trail
  • Vail Spinners and Skinners & The Wolffe Tasting House
    since 2017
    Sponsor
  • Town of Avon
    Town of Avon
    Land Manager

Our Backyard Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    West Avon Preserve
    Avon, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #82074 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #84786 in Trail Running
    • #69040 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Town of Avon

Our Backyard is a short loop with minimal elevation change and very easily ridden both directions. It offers some smooth reinforced turns and corners, a fun run through a aspen grove and beautiful scenery on a fast rolling rocky on the east side of the trail.
This multi-use trail can be used both directions and has a easy overall physical rating with a 75 ft green climb. On average it takes 5 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Our Backyard multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,225 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,282 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,229 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,228 ft
  • Grade max
    -12.4%
  • Grade min
    13.4%
  • Distance climb
    2,116 ft
  • Distance down
    1,532 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:10
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:15
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Status:
on May 25, 2022
Dry
Avg: 3 (2 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Our Backyard Trail Reports

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      May 25, 2022 @ 2:41pm
      May 25, 2022
      Apr 28, 2022 @ 7:03am
      Apr 28, 2022
      reporter
      Apr 19, 2022 @ 5:47am
      Apr 19, 2022
      reporter Seasonal Closure Extended Due to Weather: Opening TBD
      Apr 16, 2021 @ 7:16am
      Apr 16, 2021
      reporter Seasonal closures are lifted but snow/mud will keep these trails closed until we get sunny weather again
      May 8, 2020 @ 6:56am
      May 8, 2020
      reporter Open: Please be aware of Holy Cross Energy work. They are creating temporary roads that are impacting many of the trails. More info:...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 60 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 481 rides
      • Last: Aug 8, 2022

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