4.6 miles
Distance
111 ft
Climb
-2,167 ft
Descent
00:36:41
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Starvation Creek Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Starvation Creek Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Salida
    , Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #15035 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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Starvation Creek is a 5 mile popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Salida Colorado. This mountain bike primary trail can be used downhill primary. On average it takes 36 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Starvation Creek mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,055 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,077 ft
  • Altitude max
    11,136 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,136 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,081 ft
  • Grade
    -8.51%
  • Grade max
    -40.389%
  • Grade min
    18.417%
  • Distance climb
    2,631 ft
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    811 ft
  • Avg time
    00:36:41
  • Avg reverse time
    01:32:18
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Status:
on May 29, 2021
Variable
Avg: 4.8 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Starvation Creek Trail Reports

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      May 29, 2021 @ 9:10am
      May 29, 2021
      May 29, 2021 @ 9:10am
      May 29, 2021
      Small snow patches and two chainsaw worthy downed trees at the top
      Oct 21, 2020 @ 2:48pm
      Oct 21, 2020
      Trail is in great shape. Only 4 downed trees, easily seen and easily climbed over.
      Jul 22, 2019 @ 6:53am
      Jul 22, 2019
      All downed trees have been cleared
      Jul 12, 2019 @ 11:18am
      Jul 12, 2019
      reporter There are about six trees down. One lower down, the rest up pretty high. Keep an eye out if riding at high speed.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 46 rides
      • 24 miles avg distance
      All
      • 233 rides
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      Aug 5, 2019 @ 6:31pm
      Aug 5, 2019
      90 |
      Jul 28, 2017 @ 6:31pm
      Jul 28, 2017

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Trans Cascadia 2015 - Day 1 race
      19 miles

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      lubes17319 (Sep 25, 2016 at 11:16)
       Fast, loose & off-camber. Love it, just wish it were longer!
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