Trail Name: Y-11 Trail
Best Use: Mountain Biking, Hiking
Best Time for Use: All seasons for Hiking; Biking – Spring, Summer, Fall
Difficulty: Mountain Biking – Intermediate to Expert
Hiking – Intermediate
Length: 9 miles (14.5 km) as a loop, 6 miles (9.7 km) as an out and back trail
Start Elevation: 4,954 ft (1,510 m) Maximum Elev Gain and Loss from Start Elev: 531 ft (162 m), -104 ft (32 m)
Trail Surface and Use: A lightly used, mixed single track, abandoned 2-track road and County Road
Trail Head Access: Suitable for 2WD auto
Trail Head Coordinates: 659,800 E; 4,250,900 N UTM Zone 12 WGS84
Best Feature: Spectacular views of the Hanging Flume and West End canyons are seen on this trail which follows a narrow bench high above the San Miguel and Dolores Rivers.
Cautions: Caution should be used as the trail has at least two exposed sections which get close to the cliff edge as well as the steep rocky descent/ascent portion of the trail southeast of CR Y-11.