2 miles
Distance
806 ft
Climb
-25 ft
Descent
00:25:53
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Slant-N-Dicular Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Maintainer

Slant-N-Dicular Details

  • Riding area
    Jumbo Mountain Trails
    Paonia, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Global Ranking

Slant’n’dicular is the climb to access Jumbo Ridge and all of the upper trails. It is also one of the best descents in the network but be careful descending it on weekends when you are likely to encounter other riders, hikers or horses coming up the hill. You access Slant from the trailhead by riding either Gully or Sweet Shady North to the Powerline Road and then climbing the road up to the Tower of Power (high tension powerline tower) to the left. Just before the tower, the Powerline Road turns almost 180º and heads up the ridge (follow singletrack to the north, not ATV track on ridge or the 90º right onto the double track) to the northeast. As the Powerline breaks to the left, the start of Slant is straight ahead. From here you will climb a little more than 700’ in 1.6 miles and end up at the Grassy Knoll. Enjoy the view from here and savor the excitement of the decent to follow. If you continue up the hill you will top out at the Hammock and can then descend Jumbo Ridge or Rock n’ Roll. If you chose to head back down from here you can head back down the way you came, or take the Ridge of Doom, or ride the top of Ridge of Doom and then drop off into The Plunge.

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More Stats for Slant-N-Dicular mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    781 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,097 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,878 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,097 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,878 ft
  • Grade
    8.873%
  • Grade max
    -12.729%
  • Grade min
    34.279%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    343 ft
  • Distance flat
    875 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:53
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Dec 20, 2017 @ 4:07pm
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Slant-N-Dicular, Paonia

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