2,786 ft
Distance
18 ft
Climb
-493 ft
Descent
00:03:10
Avg time

Black Forest Trail Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    April - November
  • eBike Allowed
    No
  • Global Ranking

After one of the steeper sustained climbs in the South Hills, you're at the top of Black Forest (so named for an old burn, although there is very little black remaining). Black Forest (aka Bum's Rush) is an old-school South Hills trail that doesn't see much riding these days. As a result, the vegetation is heavy and overgrown, and the trail is full of rubble and loose gravel. Keep your head up!

Access Info

The trail crosses private land, and future access is not guaranteed.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Black Forest Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -474 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,279 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,766 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,766 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,292 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.546%
  • Grade min
    17.934%
  • Distance climb
    130 ft
  • Distance down
    2,623 ft
  • Distance flat
    33 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:10
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Status:
on Dec 5, 2016
Snow Covered
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Black Forest Trail Trail Reports

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Dec 5, 2016 @ 12:00pm
2 days
reporter 4+ inches of snow ends the 2016 dirt season.
Apr 19, 2016 @ 8:17am
Apr 19, 2016
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Mar 7, 2016 @ 6:52am
Mar 7, 2016
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Dec 17, 2015 @ 6:55pm
Dec 17, 2015
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Sep 6, 2015 @ 2:10pm
Sep 6, 2015
Multiple trees down force dismount as you descend towards grizzly gulch rd.
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Routes with this trail

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Wakina Sky: Stairway - Bum's Rush
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