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Atalaya Mountain Trail (#170)

Intermediate

Trail

3.5 mile 5.6 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,776' 541 m
Descent: -5' -1 m
High: 9,115' 2,778 m
Low: 7,342' 2,238 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 24% (14°)

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Trail shared by Peter Olson

A great mountain trail close to town offering wonderful views from the top.

Peter Olson

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers

Description

From a large parking lot at St. John's College, the trail heads north and east. It skirts an arroyo before crossing it to gain the sweet singletrack that climbs and climbs to the summit of Atalaya Mountain.

The trail is well used and is a nice singletrack winding through the forest. There are places that contour around steep hillsides offering views down toward town. The higher you go, the steeper it gets until you top out on a more level view spot.

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Jun 21, 2019
DAVID LOWE
Great trial. Some steep climbing but great views on top. — 1h 30m
May 27, 2019
Jeff S
May 20, 2019
Kandice Klumb
May 19, 2019
B B
May 5, 2019
Forest Mealey
7mi
Apr 7, 2019
Cynthia Lobatos
Mar 24, 2019
Jaydon Thomas
Nov 17, 2018
David Jensen

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  4.6 from 29 votes

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