3,875 ft
Distance
-343 ft
Descent
00:04:42
Avg time
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The Chutes Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Stratton Open Space
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #1089 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Owner
    City of Colorado Springs

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

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More Stats for The Chutes mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -343 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,569 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,911 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,911 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,568 ft
  • Grade
    -8.8%
  • Grade max
    -18.3%
  • Grade min
    -1%
  • Distance down
    3,875 ft
  • Avg time
    00:04:42
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:17
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Status:
on May 5, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.7 (28 votes)
Your vote: 0

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  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
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      The Chutes Trail Reports

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      May 5, 2024 @ 1:40pm
      May 5, 2024
      running great!
      Mar 31, 2024 @ 1:34pm
      Mar 31, 2024
      A couple of spots with melting snow but mostly mint conditions
      Mar 20, 2024 @ 11:03am
      Mar 20, 2024
      Mar 18, 2024 @ 9:07am
      Mar 18, 2024
      Large snow event 3/14/23-3/15/23
      Mar 2, 2024 @ 7:14am
      Mar 2, 2024
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 70 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 853 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 13,431 rides
      • Last: May 26, 2024

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      Nov 16, 2020 @ 7:35am
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      290 |
      Nov 16, 2020 @ 7:36am
      Nov 16, 2020
      391 |
      May 25, 2020 @ 7:04pm
      May 25, 2020

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