3,077 ft
Distance
10 ft
Climb
-392 ft
Descent
00:04:37
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Pirate Trail

Pirate Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Purgatory Resort
    Durango, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #23811 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking

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Pirate is a 3,077 ft popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Durango Colorado. This mountain bike only trail can be used downhill only. On average it takes 4 minutes to complete this trail.

Bike Park

More Stats for Pirate mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -382 ft
  • Altitude min
    10,049 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,431 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,431 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,049 ft
  • Grade
    -12.4%
  • Grade max
    -65.3%
  • Grade min
    9.6%
  • Distance climb
    351 ft
  • Distance down
    2,654 ft
  • Distance flat
    72 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:37
  • Avg reverse time
    00:02:59
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Status:
on Sep 5, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • 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
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Directions to pirate-140125 trailhead (37.617200, -107.829690)
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      Pirate Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 5, 2020 @ 10:15am
      Sep 5, 2020
      Dry but still a blast
      Jun 27, 2020 @ 11:21am
      Jun 27, 2020
      Jun 26, 2020 @ 9:15am
      Jun 26, 2020
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 7:41pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Bike Park closed for the season, see you in 2020! :)
      Dec 2, 2019 @ 12:04pm
      Dec 2, 2019
      Closed for Ski season
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 155 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      All
      • 422 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      19 |
      Sep 16, 2020 @ 8:30am
      Sep 16, 2020
      17 |
      Sep 8, 2020 @ 7:56pm
      Sep 8, 2020
      346 |
      Aug 18, 2012 @ 8:39pm
      Aug 18, 2012
      | 1 comments

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag thegeologist (Sep 8, 2020 at 19:58)
       Fun moderate black with some steep chunky sections. They just added a “lower pirate” as of sept 2020 that has the Javi drop and a really fun kicker at the end. You can cut from upper pirate to Links and hit lower pirate for a really fun run.
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