La Tierra Torture ’19

This is the racecourse for the La Tierra Torture in 2019. The route starts along the waterline road in the middle of La Tierra (pretty much the middle point) and does a large figure out highlighting some of the best ridgelines, descents, and climbs in the trail system. The Ride Cross Country Easy to moderate…

Galisteo Basin Fun Loop

Located in the scenic Galisteo Basin Preserve, this loop is a great sampling of trails on the southern half of the preserve. Ideal for beginner and intermediate riders, while also being fun enough for all skill levels and mountain biker types, this route will serve up great views, narrow singletrack, and a few rock features….

Dale Ball Central Lunch Loop

Got an hour lunch and need to get in some singletrack? This loop is easily accessible from downtown Santa Fe and provides a great option for riders looking to explore the Dale Ball trails. The Ride XC/Trail Moderate to easy difficulty, good fitness recommended Best March-November Access from Water History Park Total climb: 950′ ,…

Atalaya with Dorothy

If you only have only an hour or two and want to get some elevation, views, and chunk squeezed in, this is a great route. This is not for the faint of heart, though. The Ride Trail/All Mountain Moderate to Expert difficulty, fitness and technical Best April-October (depending on snow conditions) Access from Water History…

La Tierra Figure 8

This route is one of our classics combining both sides of La Tierra and enjoying some of our favorite segments. The Figure 8 goes clockwise on the east side, then counterclockwise on the west side. The Ride Cross Country Easy to moderate difficulty Best Year-round (can get hot in summer and snowy/muddy in winter) Access…

Big Mountain Enduro Course

Really want to see what it takes to ride a Big Mountain Enduro? This route contains the classics: the big ridge from the top of Glorieta Baldy, Jagged Axe, Janker DH, and Chili Dog. These trails are steep, chunky, have drops, and are littered with challenging features. The Ride All Mountain, Enduro Expert to Extreme,…

Galisteo Basin Race Route

This route is from the inaugural 6 Hours in the Basin for the Commonweal race that will now be an annual event hosted by the Core Crew. The route explores the northern ridgelines before heading counterclockwise south into the open desert, and then back through more meandering features back towards the trailhead. The Ride Cross…

Glorieta Blues

Yes the stories are true: trails at Glorieta Adventure Camps are hard! This route, though, encompasses some of the more accessible and fun routes inside the camp, utilizing the new connector offering year-round access to these world-class trails. The Ride All Mountain Expert to moderate difficulty, fitness and technical Best April-October (depending on snow conditions)…