2.3 miles
Distance
135 ft
Climb
-731 ft
Descent
00:28:55
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Mar - Nov
  • Global Ranking
    #2717

Very popular summertime trail for both hikers and bikers. Feels like a true alpine ride, but just an hour from the strip! Fun singletrack with good flow, and some roots and rocks to keep the speed in check. Downhill is the most fun, but the gradual pitch and occasional tech obstacles make for a nice uphill challenge. Tons of hikers on weekends, so ride with caution.

Access Info

Most often accessed from climbing Lower Bristlecone. You can also park at the ski area and pick up the trail from the helipad (road end).

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Upper Bristlecone Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -596 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.6 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.8 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.8 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.6 miles
  • Grade
    -5.009%
  • Grade max
    -56.057%
  • Grade min
    18.148%
  • Distance climb
    2,289 ft
  • Distance down
    1.8 miles
  • Distance flat
    130 ft
  • Avg time
    00:28:55
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Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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