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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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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 Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
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      Region Details
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      Caution on Nov 21, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #541
      State Ranking
      #30
      Trails (view details)
      71
      Trails Mountain Bike
      71
      Trails E-Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      71
      Trails Trail Running
      71
      Trails Dirtbike
      7
      Trails ATV
      7
      Trails Horse
      4
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      3
      Trails Nordic Ski
      6
      Trails Snowmobile
      6
      Total Distance
      89 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      37 miles
      Total Descent
      16,200 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,252 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,334 ft
      Reports
      173
      Photos
      39
      Ridden Counter
      2,851

      Photos of Mount Watson Mountain Bike

      2 |
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 7:56am
      Nov 19, 2018
      TRT: Mount Watson South
      5 |
      Oct 1, 2018 @ 7:16pm
      Oct 1, 2018
      Lakeview Ridge Trail
      13 |
      Aug 30, 2018 @ 12:15pm
      Aug 30, 2018
      Lakeview Ridge Trail
      36 |
      Aug 25, 2018 @ 9:48pm
      Aug 25, 2018
      TRT: Fire and Ice, Hood River
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      Videos of Mount Watson Mountain Bike

      Summer's Not Over
      1:31 | 568 | Nov 1, 2012
      youtuber Painted Rock, Glass Mountain, & More...
      18:29 | 50 | Aug 29, 2018 , Tahoe City
      youtuber Painted Rock, Glass Mountain, & More...
      18:29 | 57 | Aug 29, 2018 , Tahoe City
      youtuber Painted Rock, Glass Mountain, & More...
      18:29 | 58 | Aug 29, 2018 , Tahoe City
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      Mount Watson Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Tahoe City 2Up
      29 miles

      Recent Comments

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      user #978086gasman1trailLakeview Ridge Trailthat might be some of the most fun turns I've...
      Sep 10, 2018 @ 1:44pm
      Sep 10, 2018
      user #978086gasman1trailPowerline (17E16)fast, but not loose! ripping.
      Sep 10, 2018 @ 9:46am
      Sep 10, 2018
      user #1196532mtbingadventurestrailTRT: Glass MountainGlass Mountain was a perfect match for what I...
      Aug 27, 2018 @ 10:15am
      Aug 27, 2018
      user #1347338kaibabtrailTRT: Watson TraverseLocal bike shop person wasn’t a huge fan but...
      Aug 26, 2018 @ 8:13pm
      Aug 26, 2018
      user #158569almostcool231trailMissing LinkRode today, certain spots semi washed out but...
      Aug 21, 2018 @ 8:43pm
      Aug 21, 2018
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1034381SikeMoaddridelogOct 29, 2016 ride log and 1 more
      Jan 20, 2019 @ 2:24pm
      1 days
      user #244745TheAngryTomatoupdatetrailMount Watson Boulevard (FR 73) and 5 more
      Dec 10, 2018 @ 4:30pm
      Dec 10, 2018
      user #1574909emmegeeaddridelogSep 6, 2018 ride log
      Dec 6, 2018 @ 3:37pm
      Dec 6, 2018
      user #1034381SikeMovotetrailOver The Bars/Western States-Tahoe Rim Tie (16E08) and 1 more
      Dec 6, 2018 @ 1:06am
      Dec 6, 2018
      user #244745TheAngryTomatoaddtrailEndor and 3 more
      Nov 27, 2018 @ 5:46pm
      Nov 27, 2018
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      Nearby Areas

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      Squaw Valley 1 17 5 14.6 km
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