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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Jun 24, 2019 ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      TAMBA
      (www.tamba.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,406
      State Ranking
      #101
      Trails (view details)
      4
      Trails Mountain Bike
      4
      Trails Hike
      4
      Trails Trail Running
      3
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Total Distance
      19 miles
      Total Descent
      2,589 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,775 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,213 ft
      Reports
      10
      Photos
      11
      Ridden Counter
      14

      Popular Crystal Basin Recreation Area Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance

      Photos of Crystal Basin Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      6 |
      Jul 26, 2019 @ 8:35pm
      Jul 26, 2019
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      Jul 26, 2019 @ 8:35pm
      Jul 26, 2019
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      Jul 26, 2019 @ 8:35pm
      Jul 26, 2019
      23 |
      Aug 30, 2018 @ 7:45am
      Aug 30, 2018

      Videos of Crystal Basin Recreation Area Mountain Bike

      youtuber Loon Lake (Eldorado National Forest, CA)...
      16:19 | 103 | Jul 30, 2018 , South Lake Tahoe
      youtuber Loon Lake, CA: Mountain Biking
      265 | Jun 12, 2017 , South Lake Tahoe
      youtuber Loon Lake Mountain Biking Trail Guide
      372 | Jul 6, 2016 , South Lake Tahoe

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Loon Lake Trail
      Nov 7, 2018 @ 1:10pm
      Nov 7, 2018
      Dryekoenigs The trail from Loon to Buck Island has...
      Loon Lake Trail
      Jul 31, 2017 @ 10:55pm
      Jul 31, 2017
      Snow Coveredliske

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #97157eldofreerideaddtrailRed Star Ridge and 1 more
      Aug 1, 2019 @ 7:59pm
      Aug 1, 2019
      user #1398631Ptownjetsaddphoto in My City and 2 more
      Jul 26, 2019 @ 8:35pm
      Jul 26, 2019
      user #1398631PtownjetscommenttrailLoon Lake Trail
      Jul 26, 2019 @ 8:33pm
      Jul 26, 2019
      user #1398631PtownjetsriddentrailLoon Lake Trail
      Jul 26, 2019 @ 8:30pm
      Jul 26, 2019
      user #1841284FvarnaiwishlisttrailLoon Lake Trail
      Jul 3, 2019 @ 12:55pm
      Jul 3, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1398631PtownjetstrailLoon Lake TrailPark at “Wilderness Parking Lot” which is...
      Jul 26, 2019 @ 8:33pm
      Jul 26, 2019
      user #1196532mtbingadventurestrailLoon Lake TrailI love these challenging trails that are...
      Aug 30, 2018 @ 7:44am
      Aug 30, 2018

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Homewood 4 7 10 18.8 km
      Sugar Pine 3 20 3 18.8 km
      Ward Canyon 7 3 1111.6 km
      Paige Meadows 28 8 212.3 km
      Alpine Meadows 1 9 312.4 km
      • By bkxc & contributors
      • Admins: TAMBA, TRTA, FOEDT
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