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Derek's Delight

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

2.2 mile 3.5 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 263' 80 m
Descent: -9' -3 m
High: 6,477' 1,974 m
Low: 6,218' 1,895 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)

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Trail shared by BC Rimbeaux

Good southern loop with Nathan's Trace from Cottonwood TH.

BC Rimbeaux

Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Description

Fast, smooth desert singletrack. Although this trail is very non-technical, it's a nice addition to the Preserve's trails.

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed

Contacts

Local Club: Santa Fe Fat Tire Society

May 17, 2018: NICA Team

May 7, 2018: Sawyers

May 7, 2018: Winsor Bridges and Reroute

Land Manager: Galisteo Basin Preserve

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Aug 11, 2017
Steve Luck
Parked at Cottonwood TH. Took Mark's Reach to the top and Derek's Delight down. Some parts too technical (walked bike). Might do it both directions
Apr 26, 2017
Mike Hall
Clear and dry
Feb 8, 2017
Byron Himes

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#679

in New Mexico

#25,432

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Afternoon light makes for a fantastic ride in the Galisteo Basin Preserve.
Mar 3, 2017 near Eldorad…, NM

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