4,658 ft
Distance
147 ft
Climb
-345 ft
Descent
00:10:19
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Prospector Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Prospector Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Arkansas Hills Trails
    Salida, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #36545 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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Prospector is a 4,658 ft popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Salida Colorado. This mountain bike primary trail can be used downhill primary. On average it takes 10 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for Prospector mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -198 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,445 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,742 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,644 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,445 ft
  • Grade
    -4.251%
  • Grade max
    -117.696%
  • Grade min
    42.211%
  • Distance climb
    1,707 ft
  • Distance down
    2,573 ft
  • Distance flat
    377 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:20
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Status:
on Jun 10, 2020
Dry
Avg: 3 (5 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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 prospector-14000 trailhead (38.545630, -105.968120)
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      Prospector Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 10, 2020 @ 7:55pm
      Jun 10, 2020
      The little section right before the intersection of Uncle Nazty and Prospector is supper blown out, not really rideable going up.
      Jan 8, 2018 @ 1:01pm
      Jan 8, 2018
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 30 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 221 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Jun 3, 2020 @ 10:26am
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      Jun 3, 2020 @ 10:26am
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      Jun 3, 2020 @ 10:26am
      Jun 3, 2020
      13 |
      Jun 3, 2020 @ 10:26am
      Jun 3, 2020

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Schu42 (Jun 3, 2020 at 10:26)
       Super fun trail with some optional lines and wide berms. Fast flowy decent, but tech enough to keep you on your toes. All around fun build to shred!
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