1.2 miles
Distance
88 ft
Climb
-334 ft
Descent
00:10:57
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Pretty Vulture Trail
  • TrailArts
    2010
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Pretty Vulture Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Buzzards Roost
    Rapid City, South Dakota
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #5416 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 70 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    United States

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Pretty Vulture is a 1 mile moderately popular blue singletrack trail located near Rapid City South Dakota. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions. On average it takes 10 minutes to complete this trail.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Pretty Vulture mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -246 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,303 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,566 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,548 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,303 ft
  • Grade
    -3.773%
  • Grade max
    -31.338%
  • Grade min
    20.339%
  • Distance climb
    1,435 ft
  • Distance down
    3,618 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,457 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:36
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Status:
on May 30, 2019
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 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
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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      Pretty Vulture Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 30, 2019 @ 8:02am
      May 30, 2019
      Jul 24, 2018 @ 5:29am
      Jul 24, 2018
      reporter selective string trim needed, no ivy
      Oct 6, 2017 @ 1:52pm
      Oct 6, 2017
      Jun 17, 2017 @ 9:03am
      Jun 17, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 9 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      All
      • 171 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Dogl0rd (Jun 17, 2018 at 19:47)
       Smooth fun descent that makes ‘sun up’ worth it
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