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      Region Details
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      • 338
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      • 14

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      4,320
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2,768
      Trails E-Bike
      864
      Trails Horse
      1,537
      Trails Hike
      3,206
      Trails Trail Running
      3,171
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      445
      Trails Observed Trials
      56
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      279
      Trails Snowmobile
      25
      Trails Snowshoe
      81
      Trails Downhill Ski
      671
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      47
      Trails Nordic Ski
      285
      Total Distance
      6,535 miles
      Total Descent
      1,339,052 ft
      Total Vertical
      14,474 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      14,478 ft
      Reports
      15,110
      Photos
      8,152
      Ridden Counter
      533,959

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      Sub Regions

      Popular Sierra Nevada Mountain Biking Trails

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      First Divide
      Downieville
      Butcher Ranch Trail
      Downieville
      Main St.
      Downieville
      Third Divide
      Downieville
      Donkey Town Trail
      Coldstream Canyon
      Corral Trail (Lower)
      Corral
      Sunrise Trail
      Downieville
      Culvert Trail
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Hoot Trail
      Harmony/Washington Ridge
      Corral Trail (Upper)
      Corral
      Confluence Trail
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Butcher Ranch Trail (Upper Section)
      Downieville
      Armstrong Connector Trail
      Corral
      Gypsy
      Northstar California Resort
      Jackass Point
      Coldstream Canyon

      Sierra Nevada Mountain Bike Routes

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      TAMBA Rose to Toads
      South Lake Tahoe
      62 miles
      Downieville Downhill
      Downieville
      15 miles
      Jackass-Loop-4mi
      Sawtooth
      4 miles
      Jackass Complete 2020
      Sawtooth
      4 miles
      Tahoe Triple Crown
      Meyers
      25 miles
      Tahoe City Tahoe Rim Trail Loop (4 Hours)
      Tahoe Cross Country
      19 miles
      CD-Eco-Friday-NYCreek-Dike8
      Folsom
      16 miles
      Pioneer Circuit
      Tahoe Donner
      8 miles
      Mr. Toads Loop
      South Lake Tahoe
      19 miles
      Tahoe Mountain / Angora Ridge Loop
      Tahoe Mountain
      7 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 51 rides
      Past Week
      • 530 rides

      Photos of Sierra Nevada Mountain Bike

      38 |
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 8:27pm
      Nov 28, 2021
      72 |
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 8:27pm
      Nov 28, 2021
      trail: Down and Out
      187 |
      Jun 24, 2019 @ 4:00pm
      Jun 24, 2019
      trail: Trail 4-1
      324 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 10:07pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Trail 4-1
      316 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:54pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Miner's Trail
      187 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:16pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Hoot Trail
      399 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:15pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      321 |
      Oct 29, 2017 @ 6:14pm
      Oct 29, 2017

      Videos of Sierra Nevada Mountain Bike

      featured The Little Big 2013

      5:27 | 2609 | Jul 21, 2014
      Uncle crashes on his first mtb trail
      70 | Nov 21, 2022
      Commiting cringe on a fireroad
      trail: Livewire
      62 | Sep 15, 2022
      Jessica's mini road gap fail
      52 | Aug 30, 2022
      Northstar California Resort | Ultra Slow GOPRO 10!
      trail: Gypsy
      18 | Jul 11, 2022
      Talon Show First Ride
      trail: Talon Show
      | May 10, 2022
      Rising from the Ashes: Mountain Bikers making...
      4 | Feb 15, 2022
      That rock was too close
      119 | Feb 4, 2022

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Sky Ridge Trail
      Cronan Ranch Regional Trails Park
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 8:25pm
      3 days
      Wetroldog27 A few groups of trees down across the...
      Gerle Loop
      Auburn
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 8:08pm
      3 days
      Prevalent Mudroldog27 Ice and mud, becoming more slippery and...
      007 (First)
      Bass Lake
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 11:34am
      3 days
      Drydvdknz Not in great shape right now, will need...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      user #2634922Haro2021wishlisttrailCasa Diablo Mine Rd
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 7:38pm
      13 hours
      user #1568598Mauro8951wishlistregionNorthstar California Resort
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 4:54pm
      16 hours
      user #1568598Mauro8951wishlistregionTruckee Bike Park
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 4:53pm
      16 hours
      user #1568598Mauro8951wishlistregionMammoth Lakes
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 4:53pm
      16 hours
      user #669953cfslmunchieslikereportCulvert Trail
      Jan 30, 2023 @ 4:08pm
      17 hours

      Recent Comments

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      user #3216649dbauer775trailConfluence TrailTrail is closed due to mud slide. Tried riding...
      Jan 28, 2023 @ 10:33am
      3 days
      user #1467890GrizzkidtrailPinecrest Peak (Middle Section)As you come into the flats near Catfish Lakes,...
      Jan 26, 2023 @ 8:28am
      Jan 26, 2023
      user #1467890GrizzkidtrailPinecrest Peak (Upper Section)The map doesn't show the top "Bonus" section,...
      Jan 26, 2023 @ 8:13am
      Jan 26, 2023
      user #1467890GrizzkidtrailEagle Creek TrailThe trail is intermediate around by the...
      Jan 26, 2023 @ 8:03am
      Jan 26, 2023
      user #1705464roldog27trailCool RunningsTerrible ruts described in 2020, below, are...
      Jan 24, 2023 @ 8:00pm
      Jan 24, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2,7664,018 miles715,230 ft1,798 mile14,242 ft
      7,83615,017358290,338
      E-Bike8641,678 mile302,717 ft745 miles12,963 ft
      3212,0664815,119
      Horse1,5373,173 miles533,337 ft1,353 mile13,114 ft
      5,90813157
      Hike3,2035,906 miles1,007,457 ft2,519 miles14,475 ft
      27714,47041222,190
      Trail Running3,1715,863 miles996,522 ft2,500 miles14,475 ft
      814,43028912,609
      Dirtbike/Moto4451,173 mile192,129 ft500 miles11,020 ft
      104,57713351
      Observed Trials56104 miles14,196 ft50 miles5,020 ft
      57959
      ATV/ORV/OHV279774 miles90,748 ft286 miles11,020 ft
      74,384677
      Snowmobile2569 miles12,464 ft36 miles6,027 ft
      435226
      Snowshoe8197 miles13,566 ft43 miles6,430 ft
      50291,292
      Downhill Ski671264 miles240,732 ft241 miles5,171 ft
      53020,653
      Backcountry Ski47109 miles31,211 ft54 miles9,134 ft
      142526,816
      Nordic Ski285201 miles19,642 ft87 miles3,632 ft
      251138,484
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