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La Piedra

Intermediate

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1.3 mile 2.2 kilometer point to point
77% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 537' 164 m
Descent: -183' -56 m
High: 7,727' 2,355 m
Low: 7,340' 2,237 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 46% (25°)

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Trail shared by Peter Olson

A great but steep connector from the Dale Ball trail system to the Santa Fe National Forest trails.

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Runner Notes

This trail climbs and descends two ridges on good singletrack. Steep but runnable.

Description

This is a connector trail from the Dale Ball system to the trails in the Santa Fe National Forest. The steepest section has 30 switchbacks for your enjoyment.

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Working up to the top of one of two ridges on La Piedra
May 8, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM
Negotiating one of 30 switchbacks on La Piedra trail
May 8, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM
One step at a time
May 8, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM
Steep switchbacks in the trees.
May 8, 2015 near Santa Fe, NM

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