5,084 ft
320 ft
-60 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Sweet Shady North Trail
  • BLM
    Land Manager

Sweet Shady North Details

  • Riding Area
    Jumbo Mountain Trails
    Paonia, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Global Ranking
    #83013 in Mountain Biking

“A fun alternative entrance into the trail system topping out at CC’s Corner”

SSN can be ridden in either direction. This is a great alternative to Gully and is the best way to access the lower trails like Plumbers Crack and Wapiti Whip. Enter the trail at the trailhead and follow gully trail for about 1/4 mile until you see the trail break off to the right. It will immediately dip down into a gully, cross a dry creek bed, and then climb out. The trail continues along a fence on your right. Take the first left you come to at the green gate on the fence line. Follow this for 6/10th of a mile until you come to a fork in the trail. If you take the left this will put you on Powerline road where you can cross the big gully to your left and head up toward the Tower of Power and Slant’n’dicular. If you go right you will cross the Powerline road but you will stay on single track for a steep little climb up to CCs Crossing and the start of Plumbers Crack.

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More Stats for Sweet Shady North bike trail
  • Altitude change
    261 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,774 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,046 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,785 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,046 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    3,175 ft
  • Distance down
    860 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,048 ft
  • Avg time
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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