Kave Trail

Telluride

Black diamond challenge on the Kave Trail.

Mountain Biking Severe

Distance
3.7 km
Ascent
93 m
Descent
294 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
2.7 km
High Point
2.9 km
Gradient
13˚
Kave Trail Map

Kave is a narrow, technical, exposed old school singletrack trail on the side of the ridge bellow Mountain Village and above the Valley Floor. You can use this to descend back down to the town of Telluride.

Difficulty

Severe

Widely variable, narrow trail tread with steeper grades and unavoidable obstacles of 15in/38cm tall or less. Obstacles may include unavoidable bridges 24in/61cm wide or less, large rocks, gravel, difficult root sections, and more. Ideal for advanced-level riders.

High Exposure

3 out of 4

Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

May, June, July, August, September, October

Features

  • Technical
  • Singletrack
  • In the forest
  • Roots
  • Rock Gardens

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