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Dale Ball Central

Intermediate

Trail

5.7 mile 9.1 kilometer point to point
92% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 797' 243 m
Descent: -818' -249 m
High: 7,756' 2,364 m
Low: 7,392' 2,253 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 14% (8°)

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Trail shared by Peter Olson

An awesome network of trails for runners, hikers and mountain bikers.

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Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers

Runner Notes

Many variations and options for loops on these trails. Keep an eye out for mountain bikers, sometimes they experience trail euphoria and go a little too fast.

Description

There are many options on these trails. Each intersection is numbered and marked with maps indicating your location. Mileage is marked between intersections so you can run just about any distance you want. The trails are generally smooth fast hardpack. There are some rocky sections and change with the shift in bedrock.

The trails follow the undulating corrugations of the topography going up and down constantly, twisting and turning for a really unique experience. There are 3 sections of the City of Santa Fe Dale Ball trails, North, Central and South.

Flora & Fauna

These trails wind through pinyon and juniper forests.

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Jun 8, 2019
Charly Jackson
Nov 23, 2018
Cassidy Smock
5.5mi
Sep 9, 2017
Mike Scully Oldfarm
Aug 24, 2015
sam wertheimer
Bring a map and pay attention to intermediate distances! Frequent trail intersections make the route a bit confusing

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