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  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (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%
  • bi-directional trail
  • no data
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 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
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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
  • less popular
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Trailforks users anonymized public ridelogs from the past 6 months.
  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
Trailforks users anonymized public skilogs from the past 12 months.
  • Downhill Ski
  • Backcountry Ski
  • Nordic Ski
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Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Region Details
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      102
      Trails Mountain Bike
      97
      Trails E-Bike
      79
      Trails Hike
      101
      Trails Trail Running
      101
      Trails Horse
      80
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      72
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      50
      Total Distance
      320 miles
      Total Descent
      65,683 ft
      Total Vertical
      6,186 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,502 ft
      Reports
      330
      Photos
      1,038
      Ridden Counter
      18,696

      Outside+ Logo Articles

      Video: Turning a Mining Town into a Mountain Biking Mecca in 'Dirt Magic'
      Sep 6, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      It all started with a van, a chainsaw, and a few maxed-out credit cards
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      Popular Sierra County Mountain Biking Trails

      statustitledifficultyrating
      First Divide
      Downieville
      Butcher Ranch Trail
      Downieville
      Main St.
      Downieville
      Third Divide
      Downieville
      Sunrise Trail
      Downieville
      Butcher Ranch Trail (Upper Section)
      Downieville
      Pack Saddle Loop
      Downieville
      Gold Valley Rim Trail
      Downieville
      Pauley Creek Trail
      Downieville
      Second Divide
      Downieville
      Gold Valley OHV Trail (Rim to Pauley)
      Downieville
      Pauley Creek OHV Trail (Doubletrack)
      Downieville
      Butcher Ranch OHV Trail (South)
      Downieville
      Big Boulder
      Downieville
      Big Boulder (Doubletrack)
      Downieville

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 1 rides
      Yesterday
      • 2 rides
      Past Week
      • 11 rides

      Photos of Sierra County Mountain Bike

      23 |
      Mar 14, 2022 @ 10:32am
      Mar 14, 2022
      15 |
      Mar 13, 2022 @ 12:57pm
      Mar 13, 2022
      | 1 comments
      21 |
      Mar 13, 2022 @ 12:56pm
      Mar 13, 2022
      5 |
      Dec 27, 2021 @ 12:15pm
      Dec 27, 2021
      trail: Third Divide
      22 |
      Dec 22, 2021 @ 9:09am
      Dec 22, 2021
      15 |
      Dec 22, 2021 @ 9:09am
      Dec 22, 2021
      417 |
      Aug 14, 2016 @ 9:04pm
      Aug 14, 2016
      547 |
      Jun 25, 2013 @ 10:40am
      Jun 25, 2013
      | 2 comments

      Videos of Sierra County Mountain Bike

      Downieville Waterfall
      0:17 | 232 | Sep 13, 2019
      Attacked by Bees
      0:51 | 124 | Aug 16, 2019
      2018 Downie w titos
      29:19 | 117 | Jun 20, 2018
      Hardstyle @ Downieville
      1:35 | 148 | Oct 1, 2017
      Waterfall Line
      0:19 | 232 | Sep 16, 2016
      Nectar on Third
      0:15 | 105 | Sep 6, 2016
      downieville
      2:16 | 86 | Jul 3, 2016
      Two Days of Downieville
      1:58 | 203 | Jun 6, 2016

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Halls Ranch Trail
      Downieville
      May 13, 2022 @ 6:44pm
      3 days
      DryRunning all time!JP-Ballschmider
      Third Divide
      Downieville
      May 2, 2022 @ 8:48am
      May 2, 2022
      IdealRunning perfect, such a blast!theshonen8899
      First Divide
      Downieville
      May 2, 2022 @ 8:46am
      May 2, 2022
      DryFirst Divide and Second Divide covered...theshonen8899
      Second Divide
      Downieville
      May 2, 2022 @ 8:46am
      May 2, 2022
      DryFirst Divide and Second Divide covered...theshonen8899
      North Yuba Trail
      Downieville
      Mar 24, 2022 @ 10:45pm
      Mar 24, 2022
      IdealCleared and running awesome from...Gdubshredz
      Pack Saddle Loop
      Downieville
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 11:41am
      Nov 28, 2021
      WetYanMercado
      Gold Valley OHV Trail (Jamison to Lavezzola)
      Downieville
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 6:46pm
      Nov 26, 2021
      Freeze/thaw CyclePrevalent snow and ice, ground is very...JP-Ballschmider
      Johnsville Mcrea Road
      Downieville
      Nov 26, 2021 @ 6:44pm
      Nov 26, 2021
      IdealSmall ice patches but clearJP-Ballschmider
      Fiddle Creek Ridge
      Downieville
      Nov 14, 2021 @ 6:05pm
      Nov 14, 2021
      IdealClimbed 49 and Halls to get to Fiddle...80085
      Sierra Buttes Lookout Trail
      Downieville
      Oct 9, 2021 @ 10:09am
      Oct 9, 2021
      VariableBaunty

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3047708ohLqHa5ywishlisttrailButcher Ranch Trail (Upper Section) and 3 more
      May 15, 2022 @ 2:43pm
      1 day
      user #1541058SkinnybassplayingguywishlistrouteDownieville Downhill
      May 15, 2022 @ 9:00am
      1 day
      user #2197250billycallahanriddentrailDownie River Trail/Rattlesnake Creek
      May 15, 2022 @ 6:13am
      1 day
      user #2677877LarryhengwishlisttrailFirst Divide and 2 more
      May 14, 2022 @ 2:38pm
      2 days
      user #2389540PebusDaRiderwishlisttrailPack Saddle Loop and 5 more
      May 14, 2022 @ 4:58am
      2 days

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1981308truthridertrailSt Charles HillNo Snow. Much like Third Divide, but tighter...
      Mar 13, 2022 @ 12:56pm
      Mar 13, 2022
      user #978086gasman1trailButcher Ranch Trail (Upper Section)Are the Downieville trails accessible, clear...
      Nov 16, 2021 @ 1:43pm
      Nov 16, 2021
      user #218935780085trailFiddle Creek RidgeRocky? Must have been hidden under the...
      Nov 14, 2021 @ 6:17pm
      Nov 14, 2021
      user #496544isilvermantrailSpencer Creek TrailShould probably be rated double black for the...
      Oct 25, 2021 @ 9:31pm
      Oct 25, 2021
      user #2680395marlinmajnoontrailTruckee Ditch TrailTruckee Ditch Trail's best quality is that it...
      Sep 26, 2021 @ 9:54pm
      Sep 26, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike97277 miles58,369 ft120 miles6,188 ft
      1,032324187,090
      E-Bike79238 miles50,289 ft104 miles6,188 ft
      2962302
      Hike101317 miles63,307 ft138 miles6,188 ft
      33181208
      Trail Running101317 miles63,307 ft138 miles6,188 ft
      318117
      Horse80246 miles46,358 ft105 miles5,138 ft
      1341
      Dirtbike/Moto72202 miles41,493 ft87 miles6,142 ft
      13729
      ATV/ORV/OHV50120 miles13,018 ft37 miles5,538 ft
      31067
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