5 miles
Distance
71 ft
Climb
-2,417 ft
Descent
01:04:38
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of South Fooses Creek Trail

South Fooses Creek Details

  • Riding Area
    Salida
    Salida, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #12948 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    75 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Steep and fast with tons of rocks. This trail is a rowdy descent, a bit more difficult than Greens Greek, but ends quicker. If you are deciding between the two, go with Greens Creek trail

Local Trail Association
More Stats for South Fooses Creek bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,346 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,572 ft
  • Altitude max
    11,924 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,924 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,577 ft
  • Grade
    -8.122%
  • Grade max
    -38.748%
  • Grade min
    12.411%
  • Distance climb
    2,002 ft
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    248 ft
  • Avg time
    01:04:38
  • Avg reverse time
    00:41:42
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Status:
on Aug 12, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.65 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to south-fooses-creek trailhead (38.454470, -106.277030)
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South Fooses Creek Trail Reports

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Aug 12, 2018 @ 9:12am
Aug 12, 2018
In great shape verging on the dry side.
Jul 4, 2018 @ 7:42am
Jul 4, 2018
Jul 4, 2018 @ 7:41am
Jul 4, 2018
Just a couple fallen trees
Sep 18, 2017 @ 7:57am
Sep 18, 2017
Aug 6, 2017 @ 3:38pm
Aug 6, 2017
Muddy up top, great at the bottom
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Photos

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Nov 19, 2018 @ 7:02pm
Nov 19, 2018
South Fooses Creek, Manitou Springs
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Aug 13, 2018 @ 1:59pm
Aug 13, 2018
South Fooses Creek, Park City
68 |
Sep 13, 2016 @ 4:24am
Sep 13, 2016
South Fooses Creek, Boise
100 |
Feb 23, 2016 @ 2:09pm
Feb 23, 2016
South Fooses Creek, Salida

Routes with this trail

titleratingdistance
Monarch Crest Enduro 2015 - Stage 5 race
13 miles

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag lubes17319 (Sep 25, 2016 at 11:14)
 Fun descent off the crest, great for a quickie!
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