4,719 ft
Distance
268 ft
Climb
-62 ft
Descent
00:07:44
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Snake Skin Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Snake Skin Details

  • Riding area
    Third Flats
    Grand Junction, Colorado
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Easy
  • Global Ranking

This is the first half of the motorized singletrack trail, Second Thoughts. It was constructed at the end of 2017 by MTRA and makes a nice connector from Twist-n-Shout to Snake Skin. It can be continued with Second Thoughts Bottom back to Twist-n-Shout near the intersection with Butterknife.

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More Stats for Snake Skin mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    206 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,503 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,727 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,503 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,709 ft
  • Grade
    4.37%
  • Grade max
    -15.568%
  • Grade min
    21.668%
  • Distance climb
    3,304 ft
  • Distance down
    1,079 ft
  • Distance flat
    336 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:44
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Status:
on May 16, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to snake-skin-114051 trailhead (39.017867, -108.599703)
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Snake Skin Trail Reports

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May 16, 2018 @ 6:00pm
May 16, 2018
Good conditions, bit dry and loose but that's to be expected with the lack of rain. Great trail, can't wait for it to get packed in more
Apr 15, 2018 @ 10:03am
Apr 15, 2018
reporter Amazing conditions considering the trail is only a few months old.
Mar 22, 2018 @ 11:00am
Mar 22, 2018
reporter
Jan 4, 2018 @ 9:46pm
Jan 4, 2018
reporter This trail was constructed in the end of 2017 and it badly needs moisture. It is starting to see some tread degradation because of the extremely...
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Routes with this trail

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Grand Junction Off-Road - 30 Grand (2018) race
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