2,260 ft
Distance
184 ft
Climb
-55 ft
Descent
00:06:54
Avg time
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The Notch Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Dirtbike/Moto
  • Riding Area
    Hartman Rocks
    Gunnison, Colorado
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #16298 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #11378 in E-Biking
    • #44587 in Trail Running
    • #47618 in Hiking
    • #2542 in Dirtbiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in E-Biking
    • 85 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
    • 85 in Dirtbiking
    • 5 in Horseback

Big boulder climbing and rock slabs make this a tough climb. Easy to get your cranks pretty scraped up as you traverse the rocks. Sandy transitions between rocky drops make this a fun descent.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for The Notch mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    129 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,854 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,039 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,854 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,982 ft
  • Grade
    5.7%
  • Grade max
    -20.6%
  • Grade min
    41.2%
  • Distance climb
    1,309 ft
  • Distance down
    846 ft
  • Distance flat
    102 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:54
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:34
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on Apr 12, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)
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      The Notch Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 131 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,656 rides
      • Last: Jul 22, 2024

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