3 miles
115 ft
-1,563 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Pajarito Canyon, Top of Pajarito Ski Area to Nail Trail


  • Riding area
    Los Alamos
    Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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Steep, fast, technical descent from the top of Pajarito Ski Area. Best ridden as a shuttle to the ski area, then climb 1000'+ to the top of the ski area on Aspen for Trouble or jeep roads, ride either Nail Trail or Camp May Road Trail at the end to get back to town. This trail was recently rebuilt and is in great shape as of fall, 2014.

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More Stats for Pajarito Canyon, Top of Pajarito Ski Area to Nail Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,448 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,342 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,821 ft
  • Altitude start
    9,821 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,373 ft
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,060 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,046 ft
  • Avg time
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Upper Pajarito Canyon Trail
9:24 | 133 | May 18, 2016 , Los Alamos
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