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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
      Bike Park Closed for Season. Opens on May 25
      Get sidetracked by singletrack, cross country, downhill and other world-class terrain all summer long with an unlimited season pass. Purchase your season pass and get unlimited bike access to not just Northstar, but also Kirkwood, Vail, Breckenridge, & Keystone this summer.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
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      Bike Park Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of 2 days ago
      Day Ticket
      $58 USD
      Uplift Type
      Chair Lift
      Season start
      May 25
      Season end
      Sep 30

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #167
      State Ranking
      #5
      Trails (view details)
      44
      Trails Mountain Bike
      52
      Trails E-Bike
      45
      Trails Hike
      1
      Trails Horse
      1
      Total Distance
      48 miles
      Total Descent
      19,102 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,715 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,577 ft
      Reports
      167
      Photos
      516
      Ridden Counter
      9,560

      Popular Northstar California Mountain Biking Trails

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

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      Yesterday
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      Photos of Northstar California Mountain Bike

      2 |
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 8:25pm
      Sep 27, 2019
      trail: Tell No Tales
      22 |
      Sep 5, 2019 @ 8:45pm
      Sep 5, 2019
      trail: Speed Control
      144 |
      Dec 5, 2015 @ 8:25pm
      Dec 5, 2015
      trail: Speed Control
      1,835 |
      Feb 8, 2010 @ 6:06pm
      Feb 8, 2010
      | 4 comments

      Videos of Northstar California Mountain Bike

      Gnarstar (northstar) closing weekend!
      trail: Livewire
      2:27 | 37 | Sep 29, 2019
      Northstar Cruzin’
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      0:56 | 66 | Aug 15, 2019
      Northstar Summer Shred 2019
      2:04 | 272 | Aug 9, 2019
      DH #2 Pro/Cat1 Run 2 Ride Preview
      2:33 | 48 | Jul 25, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Livewire
      Sep 21, 2019 @ 3:23pm
      Sep 21, 2019
      DryNoelSGood to go.
      Snake
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 12:11pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      DryTheregularguyTVView ride on YouTube The regular guy TV!
      Playground
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 12:11pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      DryTheregularguyTVView full ride on YouTube. The regular...
      Coaster
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 12:11pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      DryTheregularguyTVView full ride on YouTube. The regular...
      Mineshaft
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 12:11pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      DryTheregularguyTVView ride on YouTube. The regular guy TV
      Liftline
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 12:11pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      Very DryTheregularguyTVView full ride on YouTube. The regular...
      Little Trees
      Sep 14, 2019 @ 12:11pm
      Sep 14, 2019
      DryTheregularguyTVView full ride on YouTube. The regular...
      Boondocks
      Sep 6, 2019 @ 9:49am
      Sep 6, 2019
      DryLuckyMTBSo good right now.
      Tell No Tales
      Sep 6, 2019 @ 9:48am
      Sep 6, 2019
      DryLuckyMTBSo fun. Very dusty at the bottom half.
      Manure Pile
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 8:19pm
      Aug 27, 2019
      DryMkhigaki

      Activity Feed

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      user #1952969fullsendridervotetrailSinuous
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 2:07pm
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #1772025MfroggriddentrailBoondocks
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 7:29pm
      Oct 7, 2019
      user #947855wcherron9riddentrailTell No Tales
      Oct 5, 2019 @ 8:13pm
      Oct 5, 2019
      user #1698789andrewstcamposaddvideo
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 9:17pm
      Sep 29, 2019
      user #1855478KneckmannriddentrailBoondocks
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 8:50pm
      Sep 29, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #1369211David520strailMineshaftBest way to end you day. Flowy berms and jumps...
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 2:34pm
      Aug 10, 2019
      user #1369211David520strailBoondocksPretty technical with drops and rock roll....
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 2:29pm
      Aug 10, 2019
      user #1369211David520strailGypsySuper fun trail. Fast and flowy with small...
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 2:27pm
      Aug 10, 2019
      user #244745TheAngryTomatotrailPlayground'Download' button, bottom right corner of the...
      May 10, 2018 @ 6:11pm
      May 10, 2018
      user #1388685Railsmorethanberms89trailPlaygroundIs there a a way to download the gpx file for...
      Apr 14, 2018 @ 5:00pm
      Apr 14, 2018

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