Guaje Ridge Trail

 3 votes

5.3 Miles 8.6 Kilometers

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194' 59 m

Ascent

-2,165' -660 m

Descent

9,732' 2,966 m

High

7,725' 2,355 m

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8%

Avg Grade (5°)

26%

Max Grade (15°)

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9,732' 2,966 m

High

7,725' 2,355 m

Low

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

26%

Max Grade (15°)

A classic downhill in Los Alamos that drops 2200' back into town from Pipeline Rd.

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This trail begins by a burned log with Guaje Ridge etched in it about 3/4 of the way up Pipeline Road. It is a fast and twisty descent until you reach the intersection of the Mitchell Trail about half way down. From here there is a short climb and then the trail continues descending down to the top of Cabra and the 3 bears.

This lower portion of the trail is technical and rough, with a fair amount of NM locust growing close in on the trail. Beware, this bush will rip you to shreds like a wet cat. Total descent on this trail is nearly 2200'.

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Jun 19, 2016
Bill Blumenthal
Did as part of a Meadows to Mitchell trail route from the Ski Hill into Los Alamos 2mi

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