4 miles
Distance
444 ft
Climb
-472 ft
Descent
00:02:21
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Upper Rim (312) Trail

Upper Rim (312) Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    May - November
  • Global Ranking
    #2517
  • Year Opened
    2012
  • Land Manager

Upper Rim (312) on the USFS printed map at the trailhead at Gate 5, is indicated by the first trail marker near the kiosk. The only "technical" section of this trail is immediately after the trailhead. They are two small rocky sections. Turn left at the first intersection. Follow the loop clockwise along the rim of Martinez Creek Canyon over occasional rocky outcrops, roots and short steep sections. The views are quite nice and well worth it. At the junction with Creek (311), take a right to return through a cool pine forest on undulating grades to the junction with Newt Jack (305). A right, continuing clockwise, will return to the trailhead.

Access Info

Entering Gate 5 trailhead off N. Pagosa Blvd. These trails are usually start riding in late April through November. Cattle, horses, and wildlife are present in the area. Temporary trail closures can be expected from time to time. Keep all gates closed.

More Stats for Upper Rim (312) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -27 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,458 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,636 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,587 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,559 ft
  • Grade
    -0.132%
  • Grade max
    -24.964%
  • Grade min
    24.242%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,633 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:21
  • Avg reverse time
    00:01:20
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on Jun 19, 2017
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Jun 19, 2017 @ 7:18pm
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Upper Rim (312), Pagosa Springs

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