South Sky Mountain Trail

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  3.0 from 1 vote
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Rank: #43 in the Albuquerque area
#275 in NM, #10,876 Overall
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Trail in the area near Bernalillo,
“A singletrack off Forest Loop Road.”
Mike Mills on Jul 20, 2013
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2.33.8 milesKilometers 315’96 m Ascent 5,666’1,727 m High 4% Avg Grade (2°)
Singletrack Type -143’-44 m Descent 5,427’1,654 m Low 12% Max Grade (7°)
Description
Mostly easy riding near the Placitas area neighborhoods. Recent erosion in summer 2013 has made the descents and ascents of the arroyos more challenging and fun for intermediates. Beginners may want to walk these sections.
Contacts
Land Manager: USFS - Cibola National Forest Office
Local Club: AMBA
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OTHER RIDES NEAR HERE
4.0 (1)
A gnarly mix of singletrack with twisty, long downs and great climbs.
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3.8 (22)
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3.5 (8)
Very nice singletrack threading around and across arroyos with tight turns.
near Placitas, NM

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PHOTOS of South Sky Mountain Trail
  2.3 from 3 votes
Here an abrupt descent crosses the arroyo and then winds up the other side (Bernalillo, NM)
  2.3 from 3 votes
Smooth cruising like this mesa top is interrupted by more technically in... (Bernalillo, NM)