4,616 ft
Distance
-381 ft
Descent
00:05:14
Avg time

The Chutes Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Stratton Open Space
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #1089 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking

Fast flowing descent with varying terrain. This trail was converted to downhill only in October 2019.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Chutes mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -381 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,531 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,911 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,911 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,532 ft
  • Grade
    -8.3%
  • Grade max
    -39.3%
  • Grade min
    -0.5%
  • Distance down
    4,547 ft
  • Distance flat
    69 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:14
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:28
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Status:
on Jan 16, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4.8 (14 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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  • > 80%
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  • < 50%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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  • Nordic Ski
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      The Chutes Trail Reports

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      Jan 16, 2022 @ 10:48am
      Jan 16, 2022
      Jan 15, 2022 @ 4:41pm
      Jan 15, 2022
      Some wet/snowy areas, but mostly clear
      Jan 9, 2022 @ 9:51am
      Jan 9, 2022
      Dec 29, 2021 @ 4:32pm
      Dec 29, 2021
      Lots of loose gravel and rocks, real soft and loose in the turns
      Dec 5, 2021 @ 12:09pm
      Dec 5, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 21 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1,211 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 4,920 rides
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      Photos

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      142 |
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 7:36am
      Nov 16, 2020
      128 |
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 7:35am
      Nov 16, 2020
      130 |
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 7:35am
      Nov 16, 2020
      199 |
      May 25, 2020 @ 7:04pm
      May 25, 2020

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      mikesjeffsy (Jun 12, 2021 at 15:31)
       A great addition to our route
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