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Rim Run

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0.6 mile 1.0 kilometer point to point
71% Runnable
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Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -424' -129 m
High: 10,423' 3,177 m
Low: 10,000' 3,048 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 13% (7°)
Max Grade: 30% (17°)

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A road that descends from Pajarito Mountain ridge westward from the Mother Chairlift.

Bill Blumenthal

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Closed when the ski resort is operating.

Description

This is one of several roads traversing Pajarito Mountain. This road starts at the Mother chairlift and descends along the west ridge. About halfway down this road there is a spectacular view of the northeast side of the Valles Cadera National Preserve. This road ends at the intersection of West Road and Road 0. During the ski season, this is called Rim Run and it access the popular "Fab Four" double-black-diamond ski runs (Nuther Mother, Sidewinder, Breathless, and Precious).

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Valles Toledo and the northeastern corner of Valles Caldera National Preserve looking northwest from Pajarito Mountain.
Oct 16, 2016 near Los Alamos, NM

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