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Kristi Mountain Sports is the San Luis Valley's premier location for all outdoor gear needs. It is a classic "Mom and Pop" outdoor shop with a service center and rental equipment.

Recommended Routes in San Luis Valley - 14

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Favorite Rock and roll.
Intermediate/Difficult

Sunshine Kitty - Rock Drops Loop

8.1 mi 13.0 km 860' Up 262.1 m Up 865' Down 263.54 m Down

Del Norte, CO
Favorite Winding down through the Monster Slayer's big boulders.
Intermediate/Difficult

Stone Quarry Tour

10.2 mi 16.3 km 865' Up 263.56 m Up 866' Down 263.97 m Down

Del Norte, CO
Favorite The start of a heat!
Intermediate

Kristi Mountain Sports Fat Bike Race

1.6 mi 2.6 km 11' Up 3.22 m Up 10' Down 3.14 m Down

Alamosa, CO
Favorite Rock and roll.
Difficult

12 Hours of Penitence

17.0 mi 27.3 km 1,670' Up 509.07 m Up 1,673' Down 510 m Down

Del Norte, CO
Favorite Rainbow Trail on a fall evening.
Difficult

Rainbow Trail #1336: Hayden Creek to Methodist Mountain

31.8 mi 51.2 km 6,636' Up 2022.69 m Up 5,729' Down 1746.34 m Down

Salida, CO
Favorite The view from the Lobato Bridge.
Intermediate

Lobatos Bridge to John Dunn Bridge

48.1 mi 77.5 km 715' Up 218 m Up 1,683' Down 512.91 m Down

Conejos, CO
Favorite Views of the Spanish Peaks
Intermediate/Difficult

Triple Creek Cuchara Tour

13.5 mi 21.7 km 2,232' Up 680.45 m Up 2,232' Down 680.33 m Down

San Luis, CO
Favorite The Rainbow Trail isn't short on views...
Intermediate

Bear Creek - Rainbow - Columbine loop

8.8 mi 14.2 km 1,347' Up 410.53 m Up 1,325' Down 403.97 m Down

Salida, CO
Favorite Dropping down a steep rock face... so many lines to try out!
Difficult

Bishop Rock Loop

1.6 mi 2.6 km 278' Up 84.75 m Up 272' Down 82.78 m Down

Monte V…, CO

San Luis Valley Biking

  • 563 Miles 906 Kilometers of Trail
  • 13 Recommended Routes
  • 32 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 54 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 8 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in San Luis Valley - 80

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7.8 mi 12.6 km #1Pronghorn Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO 35 
1.5 mi 2.5 km #2Gutz
Difficult
Salida, CO
Difficult
Salida, CO 12 
2.8 mi 4.6 km #3Blue Sky Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO 16 
5.1 mi 8.1 km #4Nicomodes Gulch
Intermediate
Monte Vista, CO
Intermediate
Monte Vista, CO
32.4 mi 52.1 km #5San Luis Valley Route
Easy
Questa, NM
Easy
Questa, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Rock Drops
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO 13 
2.9 mi 4.7 km #7Pot-O-Gold
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km #8Rio Inspire Trail
Easy
Alamosa, CO
Easy
Alamosa, CO
0.7 mi 1.0 km #9Window
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Del Norte, CO
1.1 mi 1.7 km #10Sol Train East
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Salida, CO 10 

Photos of San Luis Valley - 105

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Rainbow Trail on a fall evening.
Oct 23, 2016 near Salida, CO
Rock and roll.
Nov 9, 2018 near Del Norte, CO
Blue Sky Loop Trail at Penitente Canyon
Aug 18, 2017 near Del Norte, CO
Rocks, lots of rocks!
Feb 4, 2018 near Del Norte, CO
When you find opportunities to get airborne and sideways on a CLIMB, you're on a good trail and killing it.
May 25, 2016 near Del Norte, CO
Soak up the good views on Double Rainbow.
Apr 2, 2017 near Salida, CO
Rock Drops trail...just one of many optional lines you can find here.  Love this trail.
Oct 4, 2021 near Del Norte, CO
Awesome turns through a snowy patch of the Rainbow Trail.
Dec 22, 2015 near Salida, CO