3 miles
Distance
16 ft
Climb
-1,448 ft
Descent
00:26:23
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Quemazon Trail

Quemazon Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Los Alamos
    Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    April-November
  • TTFs on Trail
    Roller Coaster
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #16002 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Usually done as an out and back but can be looped with Pipeline road to town, Pajarito ski area, or Guaje Ridge Trail. Very steep climb on volcanic tuff rock, a lot like riding slick rock. Descent is fast and fun, like a roller coaster ride.

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More Stats for Quemazon Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,433 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,398 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,831 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,831 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,398 ft
  • Grade
    -9.562%
  • Grade max
    -22.707%
  • Grade min
    8.263%
  • Distance climb
    328 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    49 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:51:07
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Status:
on Nov 21, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (2 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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  • Double Black Diamond

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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • 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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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      Quemazon Trail Trail Reports

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      Nov 21, 2018 @ 11:15am
      Nov 21, 2018
      Only a few spots of kinda squishy dirt/mud but nothing splashing up from the tires.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 16 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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      • 71 rides
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      May 16, 2017 @ 12:28am
      May 16, 2017
      Quemazon Trail, Los Alamos

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