2,074 ft
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-234 ft
Descent
00:03:54
Avg time
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The Dude Abides Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Arkansas Hills Trails
    Salida, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #22913 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

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The Dude Abides is a 2,074 ft popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Salida Colorado. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 5 ft blue climb. On average it takes 3 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for The Dude Abides mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -229 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,634 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,862 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,862 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,634 ft
  • Grade
    -11.024%
  • Grade max
    -26.192%
  • Grade min
    2.13%
  • Distance climb
    43 ft
  • Distance down
    1,811 ft
  • Distance flat
    220 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:09:31
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Status:
on Mar 17, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 4.75 (4 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
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 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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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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      The Dude Abides Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Mar 17, 2020 @ 11:48am
      Mar 17, 2020
      Mar 16, 2020 @ 12:13pm
      Mar 16, 2020
      Jan 23, 2020 @ 10:36am
      Jan 23, 2020
      Snowy, but been packed by fatbikes. Totally ridable, just watch your speed.
      Apr 26, 2019 @ 8:43am
      Apr 26, 2019
      Apr 3, 2019 @ 10:22am
      Apr 3, 2019
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 123 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 360 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      6 |
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 2:33pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      7 |
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 2:31pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      15 |
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 2:28pm
      Oct 23, 2020

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag lojoeaster (Aug 28, 2018 at 3:19)
       Can go either direction but it is built with berms, jumps, and techy sections for downhill/flow.
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