2 miles
Distance
181 ft
Climb
-177 ft
Descent
00:17:39
Avg time

Third Mesa (South) Details

  • 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
  • Global Ranking
    #22602 in Mountain Biking

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

Local Trail Association
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
    00:17:39
  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to third-mesa-south trailhead (35.540874, -108.819891)
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Third Mesa (South) Trail Reports

datedescription
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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