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Mini Badlands Loop

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.5 (2)

This is a very sandy, narrow singletrack loop. Fat bikes are a must to preserve the fragile trail system in this area.


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Map Key

1.6

Miles

2.6

KM

Singletrack

5,925' 1,806 m

High

5,833' 1,778 m

Low

92' 28 m

Up

122' 37 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (1°)

7%

Max Grade (4°)

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It is very important to stay on the designated trails to preserve the cryptobiotic soils that slow erosion. Trails are directional. Watch for the wood signs and directional arrows. One Way Only: This is designated as a directional trail.

Description

This is a very challenging loop designed specifically for fat bikes because of the massive amount of sand. Despite the difficulty, this is a very fun loop on sandy singletrack that the local residents do multiple loops on. A fat bike is required to preserve and minimize impact on this the highly erosive trail.

This is a flash flood area so be aware of local storms.

Bring cash for the nearby Point Grill for an after ride snack. Check the internet for their current hours.

Contacts

Land Manager: Harvard Investments

Shared By:

Zach B

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  3.5 from 2 votes

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Rolling The Gutter.
Mar 7, 2018 near Enchant…, NM
Riding the Badlands Loop. Fat bikes a must. One of the many fat bike trails in the area.
Feb 21, 2018 near Enchant…, NM
Riding The Gutter feature in the Mariposa Fat Bike Trail System
Feb 21, 2018 near Enchant…, NM
In The Gutter.  One of the features out in the fat bike trails.
Feb 21, 2018 near Enchant…, NM
Railing the Mini Badlands.
Mar 7, 2018 near Enchant…, NM
Rolling down the canyons
Feb 21, 2018 near Enchant…, NM

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