1 miles
225 ft
-199 ft
Avg time
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Primitve Trails Details

  • Riding Area
    Sandia Foothills - North
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
    All Year
  • Ride in Rain
  • Global Ranking
    #4248 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

The whole North Foothills system is most popularly ridden in counter-clockwise direction, though all trails are bi-directional. Primitive Trail is an unmarked, unnumbered trail that climbs up from Trail 305 to the base of, and traverses along, the base of the Sandias for roughly a mile before swiftly returning back to Trail 305. Ridden counter clockwise, it begins with a short steep climb before a punchy traverse on narrow tread. After a second steep rocky climb it descends back to trail 365 on a smooth, straightforward singletrack. as part of a and. The trail is very tight and twisty, making the trail a more technical addition to the typical North Foothills loop.

Access Info

Multiple trailheads - both paid and free

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Primitve Trails bike trail
  • Altitude change
    25 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,445 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,599 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,445 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,470 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,367 ft
  • Distance down
    2,928 ft
  • Distance flat
    388 ft
  • Avg time
  • Avg reverse time
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Avg: 5 (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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