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Fossil Canyon

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.1 (8)

A preferred way up to the top of Cowboy Trails.


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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

Singletrack

4,449' 1,356 m

High

4,094' 1,248 m

Low

355' 108 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

7%

Avg Grade (4°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

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Description

The views are amazing and the trail challenging in spots on the ride up the mountain using Fossil Canyon. Fossil Canyon is my prefered trail to reach the top as it is the easiest and shortest.

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Markk Knowles

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 8 votes

#8144

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  4.1 from 8 votes
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Trail Rankings

#70

in Nevada

#8,144

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Climbing any of the Cowboy Trails is tiring for the legs but delightful to the eyes.
May 25, 2017 near Blue Di…, NV
The Fossil Trail is challenging, but the scenic views are quite rewarding.
May 25, 2017 near Blue Di…, NV
Beautiful landscape
Dec 24, 2020 near Blue Di…, NV
Up Fossil Canyon a choice to ride the rocky bench or more flow to the right. Life is full of choices....ride them!
Feb 24, 2014 near Summerl…, NV
Looking back at Bunny Trail entering Fossil Canyon. Beautiful view of the mountains in Red Rock Canyon NCA.
Feb 24, 2014 near Summerl…, NV
Cat in the Hat at Cowboy Trails
Aug 1, 2013 near Summerl…, NV

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Nov 28, 2020
Jamey Mossengren
May 28, 2017
Ivan Bland
Rode Bunny, Fossil Canyon, First and Second Fingers.
Apr 24, 2016
Matt Hage