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Steep. Loose. Rocky. Fast fun descent for horrendous climb.


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Map Key

2.5

Miles

4.0

KM

Singletrack

7,834' 2,388 m

High

6,633' 2,022 m

Low

40' 12 m

Up

1,222' 373 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Description

Section 16 is a popular hiking and biking trail in southwestern Colorado Springs. It's best ridden as a loop with the Palmer Trail from High Drive. There's a loose technical descent for most of this trail that will keep you on your toes.

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Shared By:

Andrew Judkins with improvements by Daniel Ives

Trail Ratings

  4.4 from 26 votes

#623

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  4.4 from 26 votes
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Trail Rankings

#178

in Colorado

#623

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Photos

Amazing view after a long climb!
Aug 23, 2016 near Manitou…, CO
Casey sending some tech.
Jun 19, 2019 near Manitou…, CO
View east from Palmer Red Rock loop
May 22, 2015 near Manitou…, CO
Some of the fastest sections of trail will have obstacles like this to slow down for and avoid.
Oct 16, 2013 near Manitou…, CO
The tech on the Section 16 Trail gets a little rough and dusty.
Apr 15, 2017 near Manitou…, CO
Forest on Palmer Red Rock loop
May 22, 2015 near Manitou…, CO
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Current Trail Conditions

Bad / Closed 74 days ago
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