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Chalk Dust

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.5 (6)

A fast run along the side of the hill and down though a chalky singletrack.


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Map Key

1.6

Miles

2.6

KM

Singletrack

5,929' 1,807 m

High

5,661' 1,726 m

Low

44' 14 m

Up

312' 95 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

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Description

Follow this fast singletrack with plenty of twists and steep, short climbs and drops. Take a fast downhill line though the chalky dust and cross over a narrow bridge spanning a small ravine. This trail loops north from the Strip Mine Trail with access to the trailhead at the west end on Forest Road Loop.

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Caleb Robinson

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 6 votes

#2

in Placitas

#5565

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  4.5 from 6 votes
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Trail Rankings

#2

in Placitas

#111

in New Mexico

#5,565

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The red hills offer fun terrain to explore while the Sandias command the skyline.
Mar 13, 2017 near Placitas, NM
Strip Mine Trail mountain view
Mar 26, 2015 near Placitas, NM
Chalk Dust Downhill is loads of fun.
Jan 24, 2017 near Placitas, NM
Strip Mine Trail
Mar 26, 2015 near Placitas, NM

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