3,206 ft
8 ft
-394 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Rock-N-Roll Trail
  • BLM
    Land Manager

Rock-N-Roll Details

  • Riding Area
    Jumbo Mountain Trails
    Paonia, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #94549 in Mountain Biking

“Rock n’ Roll is a downhill run that starts out just below the hammock on the face of Jumbo and ends when it flows into Plumbers Crack. The lower half is ridden far more frequently than the upper.”

From the hammock, you descend to the west on the Jumbo Ridge Trail, following the trail through the beautiful landscape of the upper rock garden where you will see a cairn siting on top of a large boulder to your right. The trail that drops of to the right is Rock n’ Roll and things get steep and loose. There are 4 or 5 tricky switchbacks on the face of Jumbo before you hit the run out in the basin below. The trail passes through two large boulders leaning against one another (800 bars barely fit!). Shortly after this you will come to the intersection with Wapiti Whip. This next section is also accessible by coming out Plumbers Crack and taking a left at Wapiti Whip. This is a favorite section of many locals. It is fast and flowy with some fun little airs. In general you will not even notice where Rock n’ Roll ends and you join with Plumber’s Crack because you are traveling at top speed, hooting and hollering. That said, use caution at this point because Plumber’s will have two way traffic.

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More Stats for Rock-N-Roll bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -386 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,037 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,423 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,423 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,037 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    183 ft
  • Distance down
    2,944 ft
  • Distance flat
    79 ft
  • Avg time
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to rocknroll-104716 trailhead (38.877488, -107.550364)
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