ElevationAscent: 578' 176 m
Descent: -578' -176 m
High: 5,847' 1,782 m
Low: 5,389' 1,643 m
GradeAvg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)
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“Easy incline heading west with plenty of views of the Sandia Vista and Petroglyph National Monument.”— Juan Gentry
Family Friendly Multi-use trails. Plenty of rocky and sandy singletrack to decide if this is the sport for you.
Some trails are shared with backpackers though it's rare. The local land management department is usually good at making sure things are safe, otherwise, they don't bother visitors. Around the volcanoes, some sections are steep (>10% grade) with loose, rocky terrain. These features are rare though. There are minimal sand pits and no need to worry about goat heads.
Overall, this loop uses a combination of singletrack and doubletrack, multi-use trails with a few rock gardens, a few hops and a few natural jumps. The distance is worth it with great petroglyph/volcano views making this a fun Northwest Albuquerque trail option. This is just one possible way to ride the trails here, there are more route options and many more adventures to be had.