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5 miles
Distance
367 ft
Climb
-3,531 ft
Descent
3 miles
High Point

San Carlos Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #43183 in Mountain Biking

This trail is something special as it wanders off from Ruco Pichincha into the north side of Quito with amazing scenery!

Access Info

Access through Teleferico, chairlift service.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for San Carlos bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -3,165 ft
  • Altitude min
    10,480 ft
  • Altitude start
    13,644 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,480 ft
  • Grade
    -13.041%
  • Grade max
    -44.638%
  • Grade min
    30.897%
  • Distance climb
    3,817 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    532 ft
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Status:
on Sep 5, 2016
Very Dry
Avg: 3 (1 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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
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  • 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 san-carlos trailhead (-0.162917, -78.543127)
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San Carlos Trail Reports

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Sep 5, 2016 @ 4:44pm
Sep 5, 2016
reporter Trails are very dry, without rain for months! Still running fast!
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