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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.
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  • > 80%
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  • > 50%
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The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
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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.
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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Tahoe Donner 20 33 5
      Royal Gorge 21 25 9 1
      Donner Summit 5 8 20 5
      Prosser 13 18 7
      Sawtooth 8 23 9
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      • 4

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      867
      Trails Mountain Bike
      834
      Trails E-Bike
      231
      Trails Hike
      794
      Trails Trail Running
      787
      Trails Horse
      325
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      104
      Trails Observed Trials
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      50
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      21
      Trails Nordic Ski
      6
      Total Distance
      1,094 mile
      Total Descent
      195,284 ft
      Total Vertical
      8,874 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,136 ft
      Reports
      3,006
      Photos
      1,769
      Ridden Counter
      107,034

      Popular Nevada County Mountain Biking Trails

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      Jackass
      Coldstream Canyon
      Hoot Trail
      Harmony/Washington Ridge
      Jackass Point
      Coldstream Canyon
      Jackass Point Spur (East)
      Coldstream Canyon
      Scotts Flat Trail
      Harmony/Washington Ridge
      Gypsy
      Northstar California
      Livewire
      Northstar California
      Mineshaft
      Northstar California
      Liftline
      Northstar California
      Big Chief Trail (Lower Section)
      Sawtooth
      Shortcut To Market
      Harmony/Washington Ridge
      A1 (Upper Section)
      Coldstream Canyon
      Sawtooth Trail (Lower Ridgeline)
      Sawtooth
      Big Chief Trail (Upper Section)
      Sawtooth
      Alder Creek Trail (Northern Terminus)
      Tahoe Donner

      Nevada County Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      Jackass-Loop-4mi
      Sawtooth
      4 miles
      Hole in the Ground Loop
      Royal Gorge
      16 miles
      Grouse Ridge North TC favs
      Grouse Ridge
      22 miles
      Jackass Complete 2020
      Sawtooth
      4 miles
      Skillman to 49
      Nevada City
      22 miles
      Hoot-Scotts-Miners
      Harmony/Washington Ridge
      19 miles
      Emigrant Intermediate Loop
      Prosser
      9 miles
      2010 Mountain Bike Race at Loma Rica Ranch
      Empire Mine
      4 miles
      Emigrant Beginner Loop
      Prosser
      5 miles
      Pioneer Circuit
      Tahoe Donner
      8 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 59 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 98 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 696 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of Nevada County Mountain Bike

      84 |
      Jul 22, 2020 @ 5:15am
      Jul 22, 2020
      108 |
      Nov 9, 2019 @ 9:17pm
      Nov 9, 2019
      trail: Miner's Trail
      120 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:16pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Hoot Trail
      284 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:15pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Miner's Trail
      229 |
      Jan 5, 2019 @ 7:18pm
      Jan 5, 2019
      trail: Hoot Trail
      227 |
      Jan 2, 2019 @ 6:24pm
      Jan 2, 2019
      trail: Speed Control
      171 |
      Dec 5, 2015 @ 8:25pm
      Dec 5, 2015
      trail: Speed Control
      1,876 |
      Feb 8, 2010 @ 6:06pm
      Feb 8, 2010
      | 4 comments

      Videos of Nevada County Mountain Bike

      featured The Little Big 2013

      5:27 | 2593 | Jul 21, 2014
      Livewire POV
      trail: Livewire
      52 | Mar 11, 2021
      Nose Case
      trail: Livewire
      | Jan 8, 2021
      Friday Fails Submission
      trail: Livewire
      83 | Oct 26, 2020
      Eloi Teixido edit Skelf pumptrack //  ...
      trail: Edinburgh
      1:00 | 152 | Oct 3, 2020
      Pinball Wizard
      trail: Coaster
      0:19 | 51 | Sep 20, 2020
      Chute from Hell
      0:08 | 171 | Sep 19, 2020
      Livewire Lap with Egan
      trail: Livewire
      6:44 | 58 | Aug 3, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Green XC Loop
      Truckee Bike Park
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 12:06pm
      Jul 17, 2021
      Drywhyisjake

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #1046666lloydsteraddphoto in Oakland, California, United States and 5 more
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 11:14pm
      26 mins
      user #1877620Kiki1994wishlisttrailHappy Face Trail (Uphill)
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 6:06pm
      6 hours
      user #1435788hopupuponabikevotetrailHidden Gem and 2 more
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 3:37pm
      8 hours
      user #1184008jrm508votetrailBig Chief Trail (Upper Section)
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 12:50pm
      11 hours
      user #2463076jlevingerriddentrailCommemorative Overland Emigrant Trail (89 to Stampede)
      Jul 28, 2021 @ 11:37am
      12 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1435788hopupuponabiketrailScotts Flat TrailSuch a fun and flowy downhill trail. This...
      Jul 26, 2021 @ 6:25am
      3 days
      user #1640020mikepeatrailBig Chief Trail (Lower Section)This is such a fun trail, so well designed....
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 8:35am
      Jul 24, 2021
      user #540194johnnyXridetrailHole in the GroundThe work Truckee Trails Foundation has put in...
      Jul 22, 2021 @ 10:53pm
      Jul 22, 2021
      user #540194johnnyXridetrailLower Lola Montez Trail (Stairs Section)Truckee Trails Foundation reworked the stairs...
      Jul 22, 2021 @ 10:39pm
      Jul 22, 2021
      user #540194johnnyXridetrailNorthside 80 Culvert ConnectorIt appears that trespassing on private...
      Jul 22, 2021 @ 10:32pm
      Jul 22, 2021

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      Bike & Skill Parks

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      2Six Jump Parkskill parkTruckee
      Truckee Bike Park Dirt Jumpsskill parkTruckee
      Truckee Bike Park Pumptrackskill parkTruckee

      Pinkbike Articles

      Dec 24, 2019
      Video: How the Grinch (Almost) Ruined MTB Christmas Video: How the Grinch (Almost) Ruined MTB Christmas
      Don't be like the Grinch, tune-up your trail etiquette in a cinch.
      Sep 12, 2018
      Video: Woodward Tahoe Summers With Greg Watts Video: Woodward Tahoe Summers With Greg Watts
      In early August, Greg Watts, Nic Hilton, and Robin “Rambo” Davis headed to North Lake Tahoe to check out what all the hype was about at...
      Aug 30, 2017
      Smith, Watts Crowned 2017 IMBA National Enduro Series Champions Smith, Watts Crowned 2017 IMBA National Enduro Series Champions
      The first IMBA National Enduro Series closes with the final event at Northstar Resort. Series standings and more inside.
      May 5, 2016
      California Enduro Series Golden Tour 2016 California Enduro Series Golden Tour 2016
      The California Enduro Series Golden Tour, Pro triple crown is set to showcase top talent and the most challenging venues, new for 2016.
      Local Trail Association

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike8321,047 mile182,461 ft471 miles8,875 ft
      1,6632,9987857,951
      E-Bike231389 miles69,698 ft186 miles8,875 ft
      222,362111,718
      Hike7941,037 mile171,463 ft455 miles8,875 ft
      812,949132,537
      Trail Running7871,025 mile168,681 ft448 miles8,875 ft
      12,947132,829
      Horse325403 miles61,204 ft176 miles8,684 ft
      1,093734
      Dirtbike/Moto104220 miles34,708 ft101 miles7,408 ft
      833159
      Observed Trials11,158 ft3 ft72 ft98 ft
      67
      ATV/ORV/OHV50125 miles14,154 ft54 miles5,269 ft
      78513
      Snowmobile110 miles1,988 ft8 miles1,604 ft
      95
      Snowshoe212 miles2,165 ft8 miles3,878 ft
      91259
      Backcountry Ski2117 miles6,903 ft8 miles4,393 ft
      4575
      Nordic Ski615 miles2,700 ft9 miles1,604 ft
      2101,947
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