2.1 miles
Distance
645 ft
Climb
-317 ft
Descent
00:25:58
Avg time

Telegraph Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Telegraph Trail System
    Durango, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #18601 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is an uphill primary trail. Hardly anyone descends it and people who are will be in contact with the 100s of people who climb this daily.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Telegraph mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    329 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,990 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,539 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,990 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,318 ft
  • Grade
    3.019%
  • Grade max
    -25.178%
  • Grade min
    31.893%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    3,247 ft
  • Distance flat
    697 ft
  • Avg time
    00:25:58
  • Avg reverse time
    00:34:25
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Status:
on May 2, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4 (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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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      Telegraph Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 2, 2021 @ 3:02pm
      May 2, 2021
      Apr 10, 2021 @ 12:14pm
      Apr 10, 2021
      Mar 20, 2021 @ 1:42pm
      Mar 20, 2021
      Mud and snow all the way up, avoid this trail and anything on the northside
      Nov 28, 2020 @ 1:40pm
      Nov 28, 2020
      Sep 29, 2020 @ 2:12pm
      Sep 29, 2020
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 37 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 232 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,796 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      67 |
      Oct 30, 2018 @ 7:50am
      Oct 30, 2018
      66 |
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 2:59pm
      Sep 4, 2018
      39 |
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 2:56pm
      Sep 4, 2018
      111 |
      Sep 5, 2013 @ 6:53am
      Sep 5, 2013

      Routes with this trail

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      2ndAve - Classic Intermediate Telegraph
      11 miles
      Horse Gulch Classic Loop
      7 miles
      2ndAve - Advanced Telegraph
      11 miles

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      shortdog16 (Apr 22, 2019 at 17:31)
       Aa
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      provin1327 (Jul 1, 2020 at 15:45)
       This is a perfect climbing trail. A gentle grade with a few steeps and technical sections to keep it fun. It would be a five star trail except for the hike a bike at the very end.
      [Reply]

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