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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
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  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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 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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Activity Recordings
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
Jump Magnitude Heatmap
Heatmap of where riders jump on trails. Zoom in to see individual jumps, click circles to view jump details.
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      Popular Trail Networks

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      Tahoe Cross Country 24 13 1
      Alpine Meadows 2 8 3
      Mammoth Mountain Bike Park 7 20 12 11
      Tahoe Donner 20 33 5
      Kings Beach 18 19 9 3
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      Region Details
      • 735
      • 83
      • 557
      • 802
      • 349
      • 60
      • 14

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      3,228
      Trails Mountain Bike
      2,613
      Trails E-Bike
      628
      Trails Hike
      2,860
      Trails Trail Running
      2,843
      Trails Horse
      1,298
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      377
      Trails Observed Trials
      38
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      222
      Trails Snowmobile
      8
      Trails Snowshoe
      10
      Trails Downhill Ski
      277
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      39
      Trails Nordic Ski
      53
      Total Distance
      5,343 miles
      Total Descent
      1,024,954 ft
      Total Vertical
      14,408 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      14,477 ft
      Reports
      11,900
      Photos
      7,264
      Ridden Counter
      342,138
      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
      Corral Trail (Upper)
      Corral
      Armstrong Connector Trail
      Corral
      Culvert Trail
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Confluence Trail
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Hoot Trail
      Harmony/Washington Ridge
      Saxon Tie Road
      Corral
      Livewire
      Northstar California
      Gypsy
      Northstar California

      Sierra Nevada Mountain Bike Routes

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      TAMBA Rose to Toads
      South Lake Tahoe
      62 miles
      Downieville Downhill
      Downieville
      15 miles
      CD-Eco-Friday-NYCreek-Dike8
      Folsom
      16 miles
      Jackass-Loop-4mi
      Sawtooth
      4 miles
      Emigrant Beginner Loop
      Prosser
      5 miles
      South Fork near Pinecrest
      Pinecrest
      4 miles
      Tahoe City Tahoe Rim Trail Loop (4 Hours)
      Tahoe Cross Country
      19 miles
      8818 And Out
      Georgetown
      3 miles
      Mace Mill DH Loop
      Georgetown
      5 miles
      Bald Mountain Ripper
      Georgetown
      6 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 171 rides
      Yesterday
      • 226 rides
      Past Week
      • 1,590 rides

      Photos of Sierra Nevada Mountain Bike

      trail: Trail 4-1
      233 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 10:07pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Trail 4-1
      227 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:54pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Miner's Trail
      129 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:16pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Hoot Trail
      292 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:15pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Miner's Trail
      247 |
      Jan 5, 2019 @ 7:18pm
      Jan 5, 2019
      trail: Hoot Trail
      235 |
      Jan 2, 2019 @ 6:24pm
      Jan 2, 2019
      182 |
      Apr 11, 2018 @ 10:03pm
      Apr 11, 2018
      234 |
      May 9, 2017 @ 6:57am
      May 9, 2017

      Videos of Sierra Nevada Mountain Bike

      featured The Little Big 2013

      5:27 | 2595 | Jul 21, 2014
      Inside Lines at Northstar bike park
      | Oct 6, 2021
      mount washington bikepark
      11 | Sep 22, 2021
      Northstar sends (mostly)
      trail: Livewire
      9 | Aug 25, 2021
      Crashing in Mammy
      | Jul 23, 2021
      Bottom of Trail 9
      trail: Trail 9 DH
      28 | May 23, 2021
      | May 21, 2021
      Livewire POV
      trail: Livewire
      62 | Mar 11, 2021

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Thunder Mountain Trail (Carson Spur)
      Carson Spur
      Oct 15, 2021 @ 8:27pm
      21 hours
      VariableAhsanaliThe first third of the trail was...
      Griff Creek Trail (West)
      Kings Beach
      Oct 14, 2021 @ 1:40pm
      2 days
      IdealstuukTwo fallen trees across trail. Can walk...
      Big Chief Trail (Upper Section)
      Sawtooth
      Sep 27, 2021 @ 12:34pm
      Sep 27, 2021
      Drybreakfasttaco9312" diameter tree down on lower section....

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #126913krazieghostriddentrailRed Dot Trail and 2 more
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 5:50pm
      2 mins
      user #1810810mollinaddreportCommemorative Overland Emigrant Trail (Donner Camp to 89)
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 5:23pm
      30 mins
      user #1325309PercysotoaddtrailHorshoe Bypass and 2 more
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 3:25pm
      2 hours
      user #1816144ThecampulanceriddentrailTahoe Rim Trail (High Meadows)
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 2:45pm
      3 hours
      user #2194434Dave7788wishlisttrailBig Chief Trail (Upper Section) and 1 more
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 1:36pm
      4 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #769368bike-bommertrailSalmon Falls Ranch - Trail 2Agreed with the other comment. Although I...
      Oct 16, 2021 @ 11:53am
      6 hours
      user #2812179GrantI4bglCtrailTaxi CabDon’t waste your time with this trail and...
      Oct 15, 2021 @ 10:09pm
      20 hours
      user #769368bike-bommertrail6A - Cattle Chute TrailBench is very bumpy over steep at times out...
      Oct 14, 2021 @ 11:48am
      2 days
      user #769368bike-bommertrailSalmon Falls Ranch - Trail 3Over steep double track, 10% gradient to an...
      Oct 14, 2021 @ 11:45am
      2 days
      user #2113744Lotm6526reportManzanita trailReally fun trail!
      Oct 14, 2021 @ 10:42am
      2 days

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2,6124,077 miles718,996 ft1,814 mile14,177 ft
      7,03411,842295216,928
      E-Bike6281,344 mile244,685 ft601 miles12,831 ft
      2410,438397,266
      Hike2,8605,031 miles866,198 ft2,207 miles14,406 ft
      18712,5653614,812
      Trail Running2,8434,994 miles856,680 ft2,189 miles14,406 ft
      712,564376,999
      Horse1,2982,559 miles444,646 ft1,125 mile12,976 ft
      6,07012102
      Dirtbike/Moto377963 miles166,965 ft416 miles11,020 ft
      45,10411215
      Observed Trials3834 miles6,742 ft16 miles2,402 ft
      81724
      ATV/ORV/OHV222577 miles66,486 ft210 miles11,020 ft
      64,968341
      Snowmobile835 miles4,173 ft16 miles3,077 ft
      586118
      Snowshoe1036 miles4,140 ft15 miles6,070 ft
      5853668
      Downhill Ski27790 miles84,560 ft80 miles4,721 ft
      4038,020
      Backcountry Ski3976 miles22,375 ft34 miles9,134 ft
      148213,755
      Nordic Ski5360 miles6,266 ft26 miles3,248 ft
      270433,950
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