Butterknife

Total Miles
11.8

Elevation

1,798.15 ft

Duration

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Technical Rating

8

Difficult

Best Time

Spring, Fall, Winter, Summer

Trail Overview

Butterknife is a descending directional single track with tight turns, rock ledges, and some exposure. This is an exhausting, hard trail that will test your abilities. Butterknife is used by dirt bikes and mountain bikes. Once you exit the trail you return up the hill on Third Flats Road.

Photos of Butterknife

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Difficulty

This trail has hair pin turns though scrub oak, pinons, and rocks. There are rock descents and climbs. This is not a 4x4 road it's a true single track with loose sides that will suck your tire of the edge. Rock ledges and boulders to navigate between.

History

Butterknife was made by mountain bikers and gets a Black rating but this is a dual-purpose trail.

Technical Rating

8

Status Reports

Mark Peterson
Feb 25, 2024
Dirt Bike
Open
Trail is open to ATV 50”

Access Description

Start at the Third Flats Trailhead. You access Butterknife after a mile or so on Twist and Shout trail.

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