6.5 miles
Distance
666 ft
Climb
-1,229 ft
Descent
01:18:00
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of South Boundary - Osha Pass to Garcia Park Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • AKA
    164
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Late May/June-Mid Oct/Nov
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #15903 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #76821 in Trail Running
    • #76456 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Owner
    USFS

The SBT (Trail 164) is typically ridden from east to west, starting at either the Forest Road 76 trailhead near Angel Fire, or the Garcia Park trailhead near Valle Escondido. Typically these start points are accessed via a shuttle. Riding east to west makes the climbs more manageable, and downhills more delicious.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for South Boundary Trail - Osha Pass to Garcia Park multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -562 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,534 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,728 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,497 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,934 ft
  • Grade
    -1.6%
  • Grade max
    -31.3%
  • Grade min
    23.5%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,040 ft
  • Avg time
    01:18:00
  • Avg reverse time
    03:08:47
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Status:
on Jun 10, 2023
Ideal
Avg: 4.65 (6 votes)
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  • Variable
  • Ideal
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      South Boundary... Trail Reports

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      Jun 10, 2023 @ 12:02pm
      Jun 10, 2023
      No downed trees! Thank you! Some wet spots but generally ideal.
      Jun 10, 2023 @ 12:02pm
      Jun 10, 2023
      A few wet sections but generally ideal. No downed trees! Thank you!
      Sep 15, 2022 @ 7:31am
      Sep 15, 2022
      This first part of the South Boundary is completely closed. Access roads are also closed; even by bicycle they do not let the forest guards...
      Jul 12, 2022 @ 11:23am
      Jul 12, 2022
      Trail open and clear from Garcia Park west to Taos. Forest service closure east of Garcia Park. FR437 is closed to vehicles.
      Oct 20, 2021 @ 1:33am
      Oct 20, 2021
      Rode from Angle Fire to end on 10/17. Some snow in shaded areas, but all packed down nicely. Could become icy with freeze/thaw. Open areas were...
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      • 5 rides
      • 21 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 9 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
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      • 519 rides
      • Last: Jun 9, 2024

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