North Faulty Trail
ElevationAscent: 688' 210 m
Descent: -1,239' -378 m
High: 8,103' 2,470 m
Low: 7,369' 2,246 m
GradeAvg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 33% (18°)
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“A very challenging narrow and rocky trail, remote feeling in sections.”— LeeAB Brinckerhoff
The upper end starts out smooth enough but very tight through scrub oak. Things then open up and the rocks start in ernest. You are faced with a tough climb after rolling through a ravine.
A short meadow follows where you need to make a U-turn to stay on the correct trail and then the descending begins. At times rocky, steep, narrow and loose or any combination of those characteristics can apply. Hold onto your handlebars for the ride and try to stay relaxed.
Local Club: AMBA
Land Manager: USFS - Cibola National Forest Office
Jun 11, 2019: Elena Gallegos Fire
Jun 11, 2019: Suppression efforts continue on Elena Gallegos Fire