1.6 miles
Distance
431 ft
Climb
-349 ft
Descent
00:17:19
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Sierra Pelada Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Sierra Pelada Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Arroyo Hondo Headwaters
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #60492 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #54093 in Trail Running
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 40 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Santa Fe National Forest

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Sierra Pelada is a 2 mile less popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Santa Fe New Mexico. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating with a 431 ft black diamond climb. On average it takes 17 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Sierra Pelada mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    83 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,593 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,906 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,816 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,898 ft
  • Grade
    1%
  • Grade max
    -34%
  • Grade min
    39%
  • Distance climb
    4,357 ft
  • Distance down
    3,786 ft
  • Distance flat
    289 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:19
  • Avg reverse time
    00:20:56
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Status:
on Jun 4, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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  • Very Dry
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      Sierra Pelada Trail Reports

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      Jun 4, 2020 @ 4:48am
      Jun 4, 2020
      Nov 23, 2019 @ 6:47am
      Nov 23, 2019
      reporter First major snowfall of the season left ice/snow in areas and midday mud in others. Keep a close eye on the weather forecast.
      Jul 28, 2019 @ 3:03pm
      Jul 28, 2019
      reporter Losing the trail a bit from so much growth, needs to be ridden more!
      May 5, 2019 @ 11:25am
      May 5, 2019
      Feb 27, 2019 @ 8:02am
      Feb 27, 2019
      reporter Significant snow
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 16 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      All
      • 64 rides
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