ElevationAscent: 58' 18 m
Descent: -175' -53 m
High: 6,418' 1,956 m
Low: 6,283' 1,915 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 10% (6°)
Popular rides nearby
Ghosts and Arrows Loop
11.2 mi 18.1 km • Loop • 2,598 ft Ascent 791.99 m Ascent
2019 Big Mountain Enduro: Santa Fe
21.5 mi 34.6 km • Point to Point • 4,646 ft Ascent 1415.97 m Ascent
Winsor South Eight
15.4 mi 24.8 km • Loop • 2,705 ft Ascent 824.62 m Ascent
Dead Dog Well Loop
20.9 mi 33.6 km • Loop • 1,733 ft Ascent 528.21 m Ascent
Golden Open Space
11.0 mi 17.8 km • Out and Back • 763 ft Ascent 232.42 m Ascent
Intro to Golden Open Space
6.3 mi 10.1 km • Loop • 545 ft Ascent 166.03 m Ascent
Navigate on-trail with our free app
“One of several (Derek's, Nathan's, Mark's) good trails in the south part of the Galisteo Preserve.”— BC Rimbeaux
From the Cowboy Shack Trailhead, ride south on the doubletrack Wagon Trail towards Candid Crossing. After an arroyo crossing, veer right/uphill. Stay straight past South Wagon Trail turn (#33) to the left and past Kobe's Cutoff turn (#35) to the right. The next turn to the left (#31) is the beginning of Richard's Ramble.
As of Nov. 2015, there are 3 unmarked intersections on Richard's. Stay left at the first intersection. The little used trail to the right dead-ends at the end of a ridge called Andorra Valley Overlook. As you approach a deep arroyo, there are red marker flags indicating a trail may be built there soon. After crossing the arroyo and climbing up alongside the arroyo, stay left at the intersection of a new connector trail that could take you over to Derek's Delight.
Richard's Ramble ends at intersection (24) with Andorra Valley Wagon Trail.
Biked this trail?
We need help with the following missing trail information:
Photos, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed