8 miles
Distance
534 ft
Climb
-3,676 ft
Descent
01:21:51
Avg time
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Priest Gulch Details

  • Riding Area
    Rico
    Rico, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking
    #40473 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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More Stats for Priest Gulch bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,142 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,038 ft
  • Altitude max
    11,180 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,180 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,038 ft
  • Grade
    -7.744%
  • Grade max
    -149.63%
  • Grade min
    63.232%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    794 ft
  • Avg time
    01:21:51
  • Avg reverse time
    02:56:46
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Status:
on Sep 3, 2017
Dry
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Gate Gate
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  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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      Priest Gulch Trail Reports

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      Sep 3, 2017 @ 7:46pm
      Sep 3, 2017
      Upper priest gulch is a super fun downhill. Rocks, ledges, roots, burmmed turns. FUN FUN FUN. Suggested loop is up Calico, down Upper priest from...
      Jun 17, 2017 @ 4:24pm
      Jun 17, 2017
      Hike-a-bike day. Top still has a few snow patches. Many trees down over the upper third. Lower half improves but still a bit over grown. Water on...
      Dec 31, 2016 @ 10:00am
      Dec 31, 2016
      Oct 31, 2016 @ 9:21am
      Oct 31, 2016
      Minor Water drainage issue, standing water on trail surface. This trail has more horse crap on it then rocks. Its insane and impossible to avoid....
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 59 miles avg distance
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      • 12 rides
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      Priest Gulch, Salt Lake City
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      Jun 17, 2017 @ 4:27pm
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