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South Faulty Trail

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 3.8 (4)

Skinny singletrack with a steep cross slope, rock gardens and a few rock step ups.


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Map Key

4.4

Miles

7.1

KM

Singletrack

7,858' 2,395 m

High

7,503' 2,287 m

Low

631' 192 m

Up

852' 260 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

20%

Max Grade (11°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Not Allowed

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Typically snowy from November through February. May be closed during the summer months due to fire danger, check with the ranger station for details. Relatively heavy hiker traffic.

Description

South Faulty begins at the end of Bill Spring Trail. After a few hundred feet, Oso Corredor Trail heads west and South Faulty continues south.

The trail contours along the steep mountainside with rock gardens, but only a couple of rocky steps. Eventually, the trail hits the wilderness boundary.

Contacts

Shared By:

John Geronimo with improvements by Sarah Councell

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 4 votes

#11

in Sandia Park

#14930

Overall
  3.8 from 4 votes
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Trail Rankings

#11

in Sandia Park

#333

in New Mexico

#14,930

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The view makes the tough climb worth it
May 7, 2018 near Sandia…, NM
Typical rocky tread on South Faulty
Aug 16, 2014 near Sandia…, NM
This series of bedrock steps is the one of the few on Faulty
Jul 13, 2014 near Sandia…, NM

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