2,037 ft
Distance
-228 ft
Descent
00:01:36
Avg time

Star Wars Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Overend Mountain Park
    Durango, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Season
    Apr-Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Garden, Skinny, Wallride
  • Global Ranking
    #4258 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #9763 in Trail Running
    • #24384 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    City of Durango

Once you've made the right off of hidden valley and flowed through the maze of scrub oak that is hidden valley, the trail will bring you right to the top of a hill straight out of Beggar's Canyon. You have reached the beginning of Star Wars - one of the most fun trails in town.

The trail will take you down your initial descent at light speed, but make sure you don't slam on your brakes, because this trail does have lots of steep fast climbs after its harrowing descents.

About halfway through the trail you will come to a very tight section that berms back and forth through a pretty washed out canyon. Ride the high line Using your brakes in here will cause you to lose all your speed or wreck (and remember the steep climbs I mentioned - there's one right after this).

Once you've come out of the trench run, you'll contour around the hill to a fork. For a less intense (but still pretty intense) descent, roll (or rally) over the exposed tree root to the RIGHT. To become a true Jedi master, use the force and launch the drop on the LEFT. It's not a very big drop, but you do drop straight into another very steep descent with some features you can either hit or go around at the bottom.

After this, just stay on the main trail and it will bring you back to the Leyden trailhead.

Note: although this is very much predominantly used for mountain biking, there will almost always be people walking their dogs or running uphill on these trails. CALL YOUR DROP!

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Star Wars mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -230 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,745 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,975 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,975 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,745 ft
  • Grade
    -11.3%
  • Grade max
    -34.8%
  • Grade min
    -2.3%
  • Distance down
    2,037 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:36
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:50
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on Apr 13, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.25 (16 votes)
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 66 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 549 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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      • 7,485 rides
      • Last: Jun 19, 2024

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