11 miles
Distance
3,154 ft
Climb
-9,196 ft
Descent
3 miles
High Point

Details

  • Riding area
    Ollantaytambo
    Ollantaytambo
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Extreme
  • Season
    may - nov
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Face, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking

This is an adventure. Hike 3 hours to the Salkantay snow peak, your bike can go on a horse followed by a 18 km DH. The terrain changes from alpine to sierra then to jungle. Sleeping in Mollepata or Soraypampa is strongly recommended. DONT GO BY YOURSELF.

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More Stats for Salkantay Hike and Bike DH mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -6,042 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,983 ft
  • Altitude start
    15,186 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,144 ft
  • Grade
    -10.21%
  • Grade max
    -186.155%
  • Grade min
    143.843%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to salkantay-hike-and-bike-dh trailhead (-13.348620, -72.563372)
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3 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag Sharonb (Dec 19, 2017 at 19:20)
 Epic
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flag canadaka Mod Plus (Dec 19, 2017 at 19:22)
 Pics or it didn't happen! Smile
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  • + 1
flag Sharonb (Dec 22, 2017 at 15:09)
 finally figured out the multiple photo upload so...
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