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West Rim Trail

 3.9 (9)

10.1 Miles 16.3 Kilometers


Doubletrack

155' 47 m

Ascent

-393' -120 m

Descent

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

6,989' 2,130 m

High

6,746' 2,056 m

Low

Shared By Butch O'Dowd

Conditions


All Clear 98 days ago
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A scenic ride along the Rio Grande Gorge, and there are Big Horn Sheep!

Butch O'Dowd

Dogs Leashed

Features -none-

Family Friendly Easy terrain, great views.

Description

This is a mostly flat trail with a few rock gardens and small hills. Occasional sand and loose rock, great for a Cross Bike which I took, or of course a MTB or fatty.

There is about 1.5 miles of singletrack at the end - follow the brown markers. There is ample parking at the rest area which has working water fountains and bathrooms. At the end of this trail there are two more trails, Petaca Point (4 miles, easy/moderate) and La Vista Verde (~1.5 miles, easy). I did not ride them this time....but they look fun!

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Jun 9, 2018
Jessica Whalen
went 3/4 down trail and turned around 8mi
May 30, 2018
Matt Howell
Kind of a grind but great views of the gorge 19.3mi
May 6, 2018
Sarah Beane
Nov 25, 2017
Lost Justpastnowhere
Jun 30, 2017
Steven Craig
May 31, 2017
cj du
May 16, 2017
Rebecca Meritz
Oct 22, 2016
Santana Garcia-Chang
14.7mi

Trail Ratings

  3.9 from 9 votes

#5594

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  3.9 from 9 votes
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#139

in New Mexico

#5,594

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The ten speed picture says it all. Very flat jeep trail. Look to Horsethief or Rift for better single track. Oct 14, 2016

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