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Kristi Mountain Sports is the San Luis Valley's premier location for all outdoor gear needs. It is a classic "Mom and Pop" outdoor shop with a service center and rental equipment.

Recommended Routes in San Luis Valley - 13

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Favorite Rock and roll.
Intermediate/Difficult

Sunshine Kitty - Rock Drops Loop

8.1 mi 13.0 km 860' Up 262.1 m Up 865' Down 263.54 m Down

Del Norte, CO
Favorite Winding down through the Monster Slayer's big boulders.
Intermediate/Difficult

Stone Quarry Tour

10.2 mi 16.3 km 865' Up 263.56 m Up 866' Down 263.97 m Down

Del Norte, CO
Favorite The start of a heat!
Intermediate

Kristi Mountain Sports Fat Bike Race

1.6 mi 2.6 km 11' Up 3.22 m Up 10' Down 3.14 m Down

Alamosa, CO
Favorite Blue Sky Loop Trail at Penitente Canyon
Difficult

12 Hours of Penitence

17.0 mi 27.3 km 1,670' Up 509.07 m Up 1,673' Down 510 m Down

Del Norte, CO
Favorite Rainbow Trail on a fall evening.
Difficult

Rainbow Trail #1336: Hayden Creek to Methodist Mountain

31.8 mi 51.2 km 6,636' Up 2022.69 m Up 5,729' Down 1746.34 m Down

Salida, CO
Favorite The Rainbow Trail isn't short on views...
Intermediate

Bear Creek - Rainbow - Columbine loop

8.8 mi 14.2 km 1,347' Up 410.53 m Up 1,325' Down 403.97 m Down

Salida, CO
Favorite Dropping down a steep rock face... so many lines to try out!
Difficult

Bishop Rock Loop

1.6 mi 2.6 km 278' Up 84.75 m Up 272' Down 82.78 m Down

Monte V…, CO
Favorite Looking down the valley
Intermediate

Limekiln Tour

6.7 mi 10.8 km 520' Up 158.35 m Up 521' Down 158.66 m Down

Del Norte, CO
Favorite A few natural obstacles along the way.
Difficult

Hwy 285/Mears Junction - CR 47YY/Silver Creek Rd - Rainbow Trail Loop

19.6 mi 31.6 km 1,437' Up 438.02 m Up 1,396' Down 425.61 m Down

Salida, CO
Favorite Rainbow Trail on a fall evening.
Difficult

Rainbow Trail #1336

98.1 mi 157.8 km 14,891' Up 4538.67 m Up 14,697' Down 4479.55 m Down

Westcliffe, CO
Favorite View from the road.
Intermediate

Lobatos Bridge to John Dunn Bridge

48.1 mi 77.5 km 715' Up 218 m Up 1,683' Down 512.91 m Down

Conejos, CO
Favorite Old La Garita Stock Driveway sign. The name seems to have changed.
Difficult

Penitente Canyon Trails - Boot Mountain Loop

45.6 mi 73.4 km 5,212' Up 1588.5 m Up 5,219' Down 1590.89 m Down

Center, CO
Favorite Soak up the good views on Double Rainbow.
Intermediate/Difficult

Rainbow Riding

24.4 mi 39.3 km 3,078' Up 938.2 m Up 3,080' Down 938.82 m Down

Salida, CO

San Luis Valley Biking

  • 496 Miles 798 Kilometers of Trail
  • 12 Recommended Routes
  • 29 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 46 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 11 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in San Luis Valley - 73

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7.8 mi 12.6 km #1Pronghorn Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO 31 
1.5 mi 2.5 km #2Gutz
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
Salida, CO
1.0 mi 1.7 km #3Simpson Loop Trail
Easy
Alamosa, CO
Easy
Alamosa, CO
5.1 mi 8.1 km #4Nicomodes Gulch
Intermediate
Monte Vista, CO
Intermediate
Monte Vista, CO
2.1 mi 3.3 km #5Blue Loop
Easy
Alamosa, CO
Easy
Alamosa, CO
1.5 mi 2.4 km #6Green Loop
Easy
Alamosa, CO
Easy
Alamosa, CO
1.5 mi 2.5 km #7Pelican Trail
Easy
Alamosa, CO
Easy
Alamosa, CO
2.8 mi 4.6 km #8Blue Sky Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO 14 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #9Sol Train East
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
1.6 mi 2.6 km #10Monster Slayer
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO

Photos of San Luis Valley - 84

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Rainbow Trail on a fall evening.
Oct 23, 2016 near Salida, CO
Rock and roll.
Nov 9, 2018 near Del Norte, CO
Blue Sky Loop Trail at Penitente Canyon
Aug 18, 2017 near Del Norte, CO
Rocks, lots of rocks!
Feb 4, 2018 near Del Norte, CO
When you find opportunities to get airborne and sideways on a CLIMB, you're on a good trail and killing it.
May 25, 2016 near Del Norte, CO
Soak up the good views on Double Rainbow.
Apr 2, 2017 near Salida, CO
Awesome turns through a snowy patch of the Rainbow Trail.
Dec 22, 2015 near Salida, CO
The Rainbow Trail isn't short on views...
Dec 22, 2015 near Salida, CO