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12 miles
1,947 ft
-1,949 ft
4,474 ft
High Point

Tanque Tierra Loop Details

  • Riding area
    Brewster County
    Terlingua, Texas
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    Oct - May
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking

This loop is out there! The original road was for wagon traffic to the 1900-era mines and an Army route to keep Bandido raiders at bay. First biked on 1980's rigid frames. Lots of rock, no maintenance, and incredible beauty that isn't on the tourist trail.

Access Info

You have to take a fork off the Pink's Peak Loop onto the Back of Beyond Access just to start. Download those files to help find your way.



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More Stats for Tanque Tierra Loop mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,555 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,558 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,555 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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