1.0 mile
Distance
26 ft
Climb
-402 ft
Descent
00:07:32
Avg time

The Vortex Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #39627 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #14756 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in E-Biking

Features & gradient Descending flow-down trail entirely on singletrack with wide berms and rollers as well as rocks & jumps - some with A/B lines. Overall descent leads to Slalom Plaza with Aqueduct Trail intersecting.
Difficulty - Intermediate
Ride time - 10 minutes

Bike Park

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for The Vortex mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -376 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,137 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,513 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,513 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,137 ft
  • Grade
    -7.057%
  • Grade max
    -22.245%
  • Grade min
    12.042%
  • Distance climb
    592 ft
  • Distance down
    4,406 ft
  • Distance flat
    328 ft
  • Avg time
    00:07:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:33:31
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Status:
on Jan 15, 2022
Wet
Avg: 4 (6 votes)
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      The Vortex Trail Reports

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      Jan 15, 2022 @ 2:55pm
      Jan 15, 2022
      Minor Water drainage issue, standing water on trail surface Large puddles, some on blind corners which can be extremely dangerous as they’re on...
      Dec 30, 2021 @ 2:39am
      Dec 30, 2021
      Apr 13, 2021 @ 8:05pm
      Apr 13, 2021
      Mar 8, 2020 @ 3:16pm
      Mar 8, 2020
      A bit of mud, still rideable
      Dec 27, 2019 @ 8:27pm
      Dec 27, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 146 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
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      • 1,055 rides
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      Apr 24, 2017 @ 10:38pm
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      Apr 24, 2017 @ 10:04pm
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      Apr 24, 2017 @ 10:02pm
      Apr 24, 2017

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