3,661 ft
Distance
42 ft
Climb
-130 ft
Descent
00:04:13
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Rib Cage Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Rib Cage Details

  • Riding Area
    Phil's World
    Cortez, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    NOT wet weather friendly
  • Global Ranking
    #1551 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Super fun jump line of a sort utilizing the natural terrain. Don't eat 'em!

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Rib Cage bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -88 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,430 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,518 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,518 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,430 ft
  • Grade
    -2.392%
  • Grade max
    -18.863%
  • Grade min
    16.802%
  • Distance climb
    564 ft
  • Distance down
    2,608 ft
  • Distance flat
    489 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:13
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Status:
on Oct 19, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.45 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to rib-cage trailhead (37.366480, -108.491990)
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Rib Cage Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 19, 2018 @ 7:01am
Oct 19, 2018
Too much fun! Trails are in awesome condition.
Oct 18, 2018 @ 3:17pm
Oct 18, 2018
Oct 10, 2018 @ 4:31pm
Oct 10, 2018
Solid condition considering all the rain we hve been getting.
Sep 27, 2018 @ 4:22pm
Sep 27, 2018
Sep 2, 2018 @ 2:15pm
Sep 2, 2018
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May 23, 2018 @ 1:43pm
May 23, 2018
Rib Cage, Cortez

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag sncolbert (Apr 21, 2017 at 21:23)
 Super fun, flowy. Great to ride multiple times.
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