1,662 ft
Distance
59 ft
Climb
-84 ft
Descent
00:03:26
Avg time
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Short Stack Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Magnolia
    Nederland, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #111906 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #40143 in Trail Running
    • #26693 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    USFS - Boulder Ranger District

Connector trail between Observatory and the middle of Hobbit 2. While short in length, this singletrack offers several playful rock features and is a great option besides the jeep road 355.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Short Stack mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -25 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,697 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,769 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,721 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,697 ft
  • Grade
    -1.5%
  • Grade max
    -23.284%
  • Grade min
    23.596%
  • Distance climb
    537 ft
  • Distance down
    1,013 ft
  • Distance flat
    112 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:26
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:14
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Status:
on Oct 16, 2021
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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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  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      Short Stack Trail Reports

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      Oct 16, 2021 @ 6:51am
      Oct 16, 2021
      1-2 cm of snow in the shady spots, but totally rideable
      Sep 19, 2021 @ 7:49am
      Sep 19, 2021
      Aug 14, 2021 @ 7:41am
      Aug 14, 2021
      Jun 6, 2021 @ 9:32am
      Jun 6, 2021
      May 25, 2021 @ 8:25am
      May 25, 2021
      Trails are open. Please update conditions if you ride.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 229 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 274 rides
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      Photos

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      Jul 4, 2021 @ 9:25am
      Jul 4, 2021
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      Jul 4, 2021 @ 9:25am
      Jul 4, 2021
      204 |
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 1:11pm
      Sep 23, 2019
      64 |
      Sep 23, 2019 @ 1:09pm
      Sep 23, 2019

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