14 miles
Distance
2,596 ft
Climb
-6,872 ft
Descent
03:00:22
Avg time

Valle de la Muerte Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Jump, Wallride
  • Ride in rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #3256
  • Year Opened
    2015
  • Land Manager
    Municipio de Quito

El Valle de la Muerte es un sendero epico que desciende desde el refugio del volcán Guagua Pichincha hasta la ciudad, el mas largo de la region. La mayor parte es singletrack fluido y divertido. Se cruzan seis montañas.

Access Info

From Lloa you can hire a truck for $40 or have someone to drop at the refuge, the trail dropping to the north of the refuge.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Valle de la Muerte mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -4,275 ft
  • Altitude min
    10,658 ft
  • Altitude max
    14,953 ft
  • Altitude start
    14,943 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,667 ft
  • Grade
    -5.772%
  • Grade max
    -48.007%
  • Grade min
    45.276%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,057 ft
  • Avg time
    03:00:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:20
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Status:
on Jun 24, 2016
Dry
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Valle de la Muerte Trail Reports

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Jun 24, 2016 @ 6:11pm
Jun 24, 2016
Trail has been opened, cleaned and marked for race
May 15, 2016 @ 7:51pm
May 15, 2016
A section of the trail has gone through serios damage from rain erosion. be very careful beside the river.
Apr 4, 2016 @ 5:38pm
Apr 4, 2016
Careful with the river crossings, the rain has increased the water levels with some of them becoming very difficult.
Mar 9, 2016 @ 4:55pm
Mar 9, 2016
The rain has been flowing through some parts of the trails, creating new ruts!
Feb 28, 2016 @ 2:42pm
Feb 28, 2016
reporter Hero dirt! Trail is clear!
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Jan 20, 2017 @ 2:47pm
Jan 20, 2017
Valle de la Muerte, Loma Linda
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Jan 20, 2017 @ 2:47pm
Jan 20, 2017
Valle de la Muerte, Loma Linda
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Jan 20, 2017 @ 2:47pm
Jan 20, 2017
Valle de la Muerte, Loma Linda
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Jan 9, 2016 @ 8:00pm
Jan 9, 2016
Valle de la Muerte, Quito

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El Valle de la Muerte
2:27 | 198 | Apr 13, 2016 , Quito
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