2 miles
Distance
645 ft
Climb
-317 ft
Descent
00:26:02
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 [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 80 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
More Stats for Telegraph mountain bike 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 miles
  • Distance down
    3,247 ft
  • Distance flat
    697 ft
  • Avg time
    00:26:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:39:22
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Status:
on May 27, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 3.5 (2 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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Telegraph Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 27, 2020 @ 9:44am
      May 27, 2020
      Super dusty
      Apr 7, 2020 @ 2:22pm
      Apr 7, 2020
      Good riding
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 10:08am
      Jul 1, 2019
      Jun 2, 2019 @ 12:04pm
      Jun 2, 2019
      Oct 25, 2018 @ 2:28pm
      Oct 25, 2018
      tacky! best time to climb the last piece
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 31 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 256 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 511 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      41 |
      Oct 30, 2018 @ 7:50am
      Oct 30, 2018
      40 |
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 2:59pm
      Sep 4, 2018
      25 |
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 2:56pm
      Sep 4, 2018
      100 |
      Sep 5, 2013 @ 6:53am
      Sep 5, 2013

      Routes with this trail

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      2ndAve - Classic Intermediate Telegraph
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      2ndAve - Advanced Telegraph
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag shortdog16 (Apr 22, 2019 at 17:31)
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