15.0 miles
Distance
2,707 ft
Climb
-6,786 ft
Descent
1.3 miles
High Point

This is the classic Downieville Downhill route. Shuttle up to the start at the Sunshine Trail. From there it goes down to Butcher Ranch, 3rd Divide, and First Divide back in to town. There are alternative routes as well, but this is the classic.

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Trails in Route

Sunrise Trail5.9 miles
Butcher Ranch15.1 miles
Pauley Creek Trail6.4 miles
3rd Divide6.5 miles
Lavezzola Road3.1 miles
First Divide11.0 miles

Details

  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
More Stats for Downieville Downhill mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -4,079 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,960 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,061 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,982 ft
  • Grade max
    -62.537%
  • Grade min
    59.862%
  • Distance climb
    4.9 miles
  • Distance down
    9.5 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,171 ft
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
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Love this section in lower part of Third
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Pauley Creek Trail
Aug 10, 2016 @ 10:12am
Aug 10, 2016
getting dusty and dry
3rd Divide
Jun 3, 2016 @ 9:46am
Jun 3, 2016
Running great as of late April 2016
Sunrise Trail
Sep 3, 2015 @ 10:44am
Sep 3, 2015
First Divide
Sep 3, 2015 @ 10:41am
Sep 3, 2015
Butcher Ranch
Sep 3, 2015 @ 10:41am
Sep 3, 2015
Dry with a few streams to ride through.
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