3 miles
Distance
21 ft
Climb
-2,627 ft
Descent
00:38:40
Avg time

Volcan Coturco Details

  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #16709 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

The DH Trail begins at the top of the extinct Coturco Volcano aka "el Leon Dormido" (the Sleeping Lion), where you can see the city of Quito and the surrounding valleys.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Volcan Coturco bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,606 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,938 ft
  • Altitude max
    11,544 ft
  • Altitude start
    11,544 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,938 ft
  • Grade
    -18.702%
  • Grade max
    -45.4%
  • Grade min
    8.585%
  • Distance climb
    506 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    441 ft
  • Avg time
    00:38:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:07
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Status:
on Apr 28, 2016
Variable
Avg: 4.5 (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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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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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
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      Volcan Coturco Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Apr 28, 2016 @ 6:48pm
      Apr 28, 2016
      There are some dry parts and some heavy mud sections!
      Oct 19, 2015 @ 6:12am
      Oct 19, 2015
      Recent rains have made the trail very wet and slippery!
      Jun 16, 2015 @ 5:37pm
      Jun 16, 2015
      Upper part of the trail is being worked on, the rest remains dry for the summer with wet segments..
      Feb 22, 2015 @ 3:32pm
      Feb 22, 2015
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
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      • 30 rides
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      Jun 3, 2016 @ 10:53am
      Jun 3, 2016
      | 1 comments Volcan Coturco, Quito
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      Jan 5, 2015 @ 11:10am
      Jan 5, 2015
      Volcan Coturco, Caracas

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