2 miles
Distance
181 ft
Climb
-177 ft
Descent
00:18:32
Avg time

Third Mesa (South) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    High Desert Trails
    Gallup, New Mexico
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Year Round
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #22602 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Third Mesa Trail. South side return to westside parking area.

More Stats for Third Mesa (South) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    4 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,645 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,756 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,665 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,669 ft
  • Grade
    0.04%
  • Grade max
    -16.732%
  • Grade min
    12.162%
  • Distance climb
    4,905 ft
  • Distance down
    4,075 ft
  • Distance flat
    911 ft
  • Avg time
    00:18:32
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:45
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Status:
on Sep 5, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Third Mesa (South) Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Sep 5, 2018 @ 9:39am
      Sep 5, 2018
      Aug 8, 2018 @ 11:33am
      Aug 8, 2018
      This trail is well maintained but not frequently ridden so is not always easy to follow if you are unfamiliar with the route. An enjoyable ride.
      Jun 30, 2017 @ 11:00pm
      Jun 30, 2017
      Jun 30, 2017 @ 11:00pm
      Jun 30, 2017
      Jun 30, 2017 @ 11:00pm
      Jun 30, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 5 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 15 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 50 rides
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