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Recommended Routes in Gila National Forest - 5

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Favorite The group is headed out to begin to tackle this beast of a ride.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Red Rock to Tyrone Out-And-Back

13.3 mi 21.5 km 1,412' Up 430.38 m Up 1,411' Down 430.2 m Down

Silver…, NM
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Favorite Continuously excellent singletrack.
Difficult Difficult

Burnt Cabin Flats to Chloride

28.3 mi 45.6 km 1,794' Up 546.71 m Up 3,309' Down 1008.49 m Down

Faywood, NM
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Favorite A typical vista from the ride. Tree cover obscures some viewpoints.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Deadman Loop

8.7 mi 14.0 km 1,124' Up 342.66 m Up 1,127' Down 343.37 m Down

Silver…, NM
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Favorite The road return has some superfine downhills, some mellow uphills and lots of cruising.
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

CDT/GET North from Mud Hole, NM

31.1 mi 50.0 km 1,608' Up 490.18 m Up 1,606' Down 489.44 m Down

Faywood, NM
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Favorite The group takes a well earned rest stop to appreciate the stunning views along the most significant climbing section of this route.
Difficult Difficult

The Burro Enduro

17.1 mi 27.6 km 2,592' Up 790.06 m Up 2,595' Down 790.92 m Down

Silver…, NM
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Gila National Forest Biking

  • 138 Miles 222 Kilometers of Trail
  • 5 Recommended Routes
  • 3 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 11 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Gila National Forest - 16

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2.7 mi 4.4 km #1Deadman Canyon
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silver City, NM
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Silver City, NM
15.6 mi 25.1 km #2CDT: Burnt Cabin Flat to Chloride Canyon (NM Sec. 11)
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Truth or Consequences, NM
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Truth or Consequences, NM
6.7 mi 10.7 km #3CDT: Burro Norte (Doug's Trail)
Difficult Difficult
Silver City, NM
Difficult Difficult
Silver City, NM
0.7 mi 1.1 km #4CDT Reroute: Jack's Peak
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Silver City, NM
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Silver City, NM
33.5 mi 53.9 km #5CDT: NM Hwy 494 (Shakespeare AP) (NM Sec. 5)
Intermediate Intermediate
Silver City, NM
Intermediate Intermediate
Silver City, NM
5.0 mi 8.0 km #6Scenic Trail #796
Difficult Difficult
Faywood, NM
Difficult Difficult
Faywood, NM
16.0 mi 25.7 km #7Black Range Crest Trail #79
Difficult Difficult
Faywood, NM
Difficult Difficult
Faywood, NM
10.1 mi 16.3 km #8Adobe Ranch Road #521
Easy Easy
Faywood, NM
Easy Easy
Faywood, NM
2.5 mi 4.0 km #9The Gnarly Trail #901
Difficult Difficult
Silver City, NM
Difficult Difficult
Silver City, NM
9.6 mi 15.4 km #10House Mountain Road #107
Intermediate Intermediate
Reserve, NM
Intermediate Intermediate
Reserve, NM

Photos of Gila National Forest - 88

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Suffering up a robust climbing section with the mountains that surround Emory pass in the background.
May 31, 2016 near Faywood, NM
Almost 20 miles of suffering and the group is near the end of the ride. All riders are intact. Job well done on a tough ride!
Jul 4, 2016 near Santa C…, NM
Riding along the CDT near Bear Mountain.
Aug 31, 2016 near Silver…, NM
Attempting to head back to Little Walnut before heavy monsoon rains hit the area.
Sep 1, 2016 near Silver…, NM
The group prepares to tackle the Bear Mountain climb.
Mar 13, 2017 near Silver…, NM
Coming down the singletrack near the southern terminus of this segment.
Jan 26, 2018 near Truth o…, NM
The less exposed sections tend to be covered in a couple inches of snow during the winter months.
Jan 28, 2018 near Truth o…, NM
Continuously excellent singletrack.
Nov 27, 2018 near Truth o…, NM
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