Calamity Mesa Loop

Conditions are unpredictable on this trail due to little use.

Total Miles


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4 Hours
Technical Rating
8 / 10
Best Time
Spring - Fall

As we continue to improve our trail coverage, we'd love to hear what you think and which areas to add next.

Trail Overview
Calamity Mesa Loop
This remote and difficult loop is full of obstacles and amazing views. There are a lot of trails to explore in this area, so don't forget to fuel up.
Getting There
From Gateway: Head north on Hwy. 141 about 4 miles to 6.3 Road on right. From Grand Junction: Take Hwy. 50 south and turn right on Hwy. 141. Go about 39 miles to 6.3 Road on left. From 6.3 Road: (Reference small map on pg. 71) Cross one-lane bridge and continue east. Pass through wash and eventually climb to high shelf road. At 5.8 miles stay left on 405. At 7.4 stay right on more-traveled 405. When you reach major intersection at 8.7 miles, continue straight on 405.3B to Waypoint 01 at 12.6 miles.
Contact for Current Conditions
BLM Grand Junction Office
2815 H Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81506
(970) 244-3000