2,605 ft
Distance
138 ft
Climb
00:05:50
Avg time

South Canyon Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Palmer Park
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, Adaptive MTB
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Sometimes hard to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #79304 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #31997 in E-Biking
    • #21625 in Trail Running
    • #10577 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in E-Biking
    • 50 in Trail Running
    • 65 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

Fun trail going both up and down, going down you will run into a couple rock gardens that are easy to speed down, mixed with flow sections. going up is a melow climb with multiple harder technical climbs, but puts you in a good spot to access lots of other fun trails.

Adaptive Bike Info
aMTB 2 Rating: Obstacles exist. You may or may not be able to ride this solo. Support rider recommended.
Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for South Canyon mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    138 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,381 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,520 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,381 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,519 ft
  • Grade
    5.3%
  • Grade min
    17.2%
  • Distance climb
    2,543 ft
  • Distance flat
    62 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:03:30
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on Nov 5, 2022
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Avg: 3.2 (5 votes)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 137 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 2,112 rides
      • Last: Jun 13, 2024

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      Routes with this trail

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      APEX Stage 1: Palmer Park11 miles
      Little Moab Loop6 miles
      Fun Group Ride6 miles

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