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blue 24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest - 2016 Course

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13.5 mile 21.7 kilometer loop
95% Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 914' 279 m
Descent: -914' -279 m
High: 8,272' 2,521 m
Low: 7,623' 2,324 m

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Avg Grade: 3% (1°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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This is the race course for the 2016 24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest.

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Family Friendly The campground is awesome, and there are trails suitable for all abilities. The 24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest is a great event for families.

The course and trails are not rideable from about November through April most years.

Overview

This is the course for the 2016 24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest. It is an awesome tour of some the best singletrack riding in the Zuni Mountains. It has fast, fun descents as well as some fun rocky sections to keep things interesting. It is not overly technical, but it will put a smile on your face. The course is almost entirely singletrack with only one section of road through the campground. It flows though aspens and pines in an overall great place to ride.

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The course is always well marked for the race, but there are lots of places to make wrong turns. So use your GPS or the MTB Project mobile app.

Description

Starting at McGaffey Campground, take the singletrack trail out toward NM400. Hang a left on the singletrack that follows the fence line through the ditch and along the perimeter of the fence. Take this trail all the way to Y2K Trail, crossing the dirt road.

Take a right on Y2K Trail and follow it down to Quaking Aspen Trail. Go left on Quaking Aspen Trail and take it all the way to Sheet Rock Tank where you go straight and continue climbing on Lost Lake Rim Trail for about half a mile.

At the next intersection, go straight on Plush Trail. Stay on Plush Trail for several miles as it descends a really fun wash to Torreon Trail. Go right on Torreon Trail trail and continue the fun all the way to the dirt road. Cross the cattle guard and through the field, and you are back at the Mcgaffey Campground.

History & Background

24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest has been going on for 6+ years, and has seen a variety of courses. With the opening of Plush Trail and Torreon Trail, we now can finish with an awesome descent back to the staging area.

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Oct 10, 2017
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