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A fast technical downhill with several small mandatory ledges.


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Map Key

0.8

Miles

1.3

KM

Singletrack

6,132' 1,869 m

High

5,871' 1,790 m

Low

38' 12 m

Up

293' 89 m

Down

8%

Avg Grade (5°)

28%

Max Grade (16°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

This is a very fun section of trail winding down a sandstone juniper hillside over steps and couple of roller-coaster gullies.

It gets its name from the prickly pear cactus I had to pull out of my back when I sailed off some ledges on the first descent (2003).

Contacts

Local Club: Lander Cycling Club

Land Manager: BLM Wyoming - Lander

Shared By:

Darran Wells

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  4.8 from 4 votes

#6756

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  4.8 from 4 votes
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#81

in Wyoming

#6,756

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Descending the Cactus Patch
Apr 7, 2013 near Lander, WY
Phil on Cactus Patch.
Apr 7, 2013 near Lander, WY

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Oct 27, 2018
Karim Bekka
First time down. It was fun.
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