5.1 miles
Distance
85 ft
Climb
-2,352 ft
Descent
00:37:59
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Salt Creek Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Salt Creek Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Rico
    , Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #40758 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Sweet narrow single track that seemly goes on and on. Normally done as a loop. Rico trail alliance has pimped out this trail in the last few years making it a blast to ride and keeping it sustainable.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Salt Creek mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,269 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,508 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,777 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,777 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,507 ft
  • Grade
    -8.5%
  • Grade max
    -96.7%
  • Grade min
    13.1%
  • Distance climb
    3,291 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,234 ft
  • Avg time
    00:37:59
  • Avg reverse time
    02:23:42
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Status:
on Aug 22, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.35 (12 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Salt Creek Trail Reports

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      Aug 22, 2021 @ 1:48pm
      Aug 22, 2021
      This trail is such a blast. All clear, no down trees, and in great shape
      Jun 17, 2021 @ 10:03am
      Jun 17, 2021
      2 Large trees down across trail early on, easy to walk over/around - doesn't detract from the ride
      May 28, 2021 @ 7:51am
      May 28, 2021
      Internet sleuthing shows trail fairies cleared trees.
      May 21, 2021 @ 3:00pm
      May 21, 2021
      Lots of downed trees (dozens) at the start of the downhill making it hard to pass through. Will need some serious action with the chainsaw.
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 3:14pm
      Oct 24, 2020
      Large tree down on the steep part of the upper descent. It’s in a hard place to stop so heads up on the steep bit.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 26 rides
      • 26 miles avg distance
      All
      • 124 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      45 |
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 9:10am
      Sep 23, 2019
      67 |
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 1:59pm
      Jun 14, 2019
      48 |
      Jun 14, 2019 @ 1:59pm
      Jun 14, 2019
      105 |
      Dec 13, 2017 @ 8:12pm
      Dec 13, 2017

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Rico's Backdoor
      36 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Jlinhart (Jun 5, 2021 at 13:34)
       Tons of downed timber June 6, 2021
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      A Low-Key, Rowdy Ripper | Mountain Biking Salt...
      13:07 | 46 | Sep 7, 2021 , Rico
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