4 miles
444 ft
-472 ft
Avg time
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Upper Rim (312) Details

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  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
    May - November
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  • Year Opened
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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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,633 ft
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on Jun 19, 2017
Avg: 5 (5 votes)

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Upper Rim (312) Trail Reports

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Feb 18, 2016 @ 9:36am
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Upper Rim (312), Pagosa Springs

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