2 miles
Distance
417 ft
Climb
-118 ft
Descent
00:18:26
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Sale Barn Canyon Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Sale Barn Canyon Details

  • Riding Area
    Telegraph Trail System
    Durango, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    3 season depending on elk winter habitat
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #13564 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Little bit of climbing out of parking lot. 5 switch backs then on top Mesa for a short winding fun section. Decent into and out of drainage. Two way choice soon after.

Access Info

Heading north on 160/550. Turn right just past Home Depot's traffic light, then immediate take another right up short hill to parking lot.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sale Barn Canyon bike trail
  • Altitude change
    300 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,476 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,797 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,476 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,776 ft
  • Grade
    3.162%
  • Grade max
    -15.748%
  • Grade min
    27.301%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2,125 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,499 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:11:06
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Status:
on Nov 29, 2018
Freeze/thaw Cycle
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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  • 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 sale-barn-canyon trailhead (37.223880, -107.856480)
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      Sale Barn Canyon Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Nov 29, 2018 @ 5:30pm
      Nov 29, 2018
      Snow packed in some areas. Trail will be closing for the season on 12/1/2018
      Oct 5, 2018 @ 7:05am
      Oct 5, 2018
      Sale barn has been re routed. It no longer stays on top of the plateau as long and winds in the valley. Trees have been piled across where the new...
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 8:46am
      Sep 2, 2018
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 8:46am
      Sep 2, 2018
      Aug 27, 2018 @ 4:30pm
      Aug 27, 2018
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      Jan 3, 2017 @ 9:28am
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      | 2 comments Sale Barn Canyon, Durango

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