Trail Run Project Logo

Atalaya Mountain Trail (#170)

 4.6 (20)

3.5 Miles 5.6 Kilometers


77%

Runnable

1,776' 541 m

Ascent

-5' -1 m

Descent

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

24%

Max Grade (14°)

9,115' 2,778 m

High

7,342' 2,238 m

Low

Shared By Peter Olson

Conditions


All Clear 48 days ago
Dry History

Getting forecast...

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

Peter Olson

Dogs Unknown

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers

Runner Notes

This trail can get pretty steep and is very popular with hikers and some mountain bikers.

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.

Contacts

You & This Trail


Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

Aug 14, 2018
Jacob D.
7mi
Jul 17, 2018
Jacob D.
7mi
Jul 14, 2018
Tiffany Fowler
5mi — 5h 00m
Feb 21, 2018
David Klatt
Jul 30, 2017
Jeanine Steffy
Perfect weather! (As usual.)
Apr 13, 2017
GrammaSamson
2h 00m
Nov 2, 2016
Lisa Clarke Devore
5.9mi
Oct 14, 2015
Silasmp Peterson

Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 20 votes

#66

Overall
  4.6 from 20 votes
5 Star
60%
4 Star
35%
3 Star
5%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#3

in New Mexico

#66

Overall
357 Views Last Month
9,322 Since Apr 8, 2015
Intermediate Intermediate

0%
7%
67%
27%
0%
0%

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running