6.3 miles
Distance
2,586 ft
Climb
-710 ft
Descent
01:22:51
Avg time
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Scotch Creek Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Rico
    , Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    RD
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Road Climb access to top of Hermosa Creek. Typically used as climb for Salt descent.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Scotch Creek mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1,876 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,551 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,426 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,551 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,426 ft
  • Grade
    5.679%
  • Grade max
    -85.857%
  • Grade min
    55.628%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    2,423 ft
  • Avg time
    01:22:51
  • Avg reverse time
    01:36:15
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Status:
on Oct 31, 2020
Variable
Avg: 3 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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      Scotch Creek Trail Reports

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      Oct 31, 2020 @ 7:23am
      Oct 31, 2020
      Some areas of packed snow and some areas of frozen water on the road.
      Jun 19, 2020 @ 6:42am
      Jun 19, 2020
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 10:19am
      Oct 11, 2019
      Some frozen water over the bottom section of the road.
      Aug 7, 2019 @ 8:20am
      Aug 7, 2019
      Lots of puddles from recent monsoons. Passable for bike
      Jul 12, 2019 @ 6:24am
      Jul 12, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      May 26, 2018 @ 2:00pm
      May 26, 2018
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      Dec 3, 2017 @ 8:43am
      Dec 3, 2017
      71 |
      Dec 3, 2017 @ 8:42am
      Dec 3, 2017

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