6 miles
Distance
1,852 ft
Climb
-171 ft
Descent
00:20:35
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of South St Vrain (909) Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    Ward
    Ward, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #22035 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

If you like techy rock riding you will love this trail, if not, you will hate it. The climb going from East to West will have some hike a bike for sure. Going down from West to East you may still have some hike a bike depending on your skill level. Pads are a good idea on this trail.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for South St Vrain (909) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,681 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,756 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,469 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,756 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,437 ft
  • Grade
    5.51%
  • Grade max
    -18.636%
  • Grade min
    32.857%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    3,216 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,907 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:35
  • Avg reverse time
    00:47:32
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Status:
Avg: 4 (4 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.

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  • > 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
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 5 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
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      Dec 13, 2018 @ 11:57am
      Dec 13, 2018
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      Jan 17, 2016 @ 3:41pm
      Jan 17, 2016
      | 7 comments South St Vrain (909)

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