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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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other

      Popular Riding Areas

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      Alpine Meadows 1 8 2
      Tahoe Donner 19 46 3
      Tahoe Cross Country 26 10 2
      Mount Watson 9 22 12 5
      Royal Gorge 21 23 8 1
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      Region Details
      • 439
      • 59
      • 428
      • 623
      • 257
      • 56
      • 14


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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      2,017
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,886
      Trails E-Bike
      203
      Trails Hike
      1,831
      Trails Trail Running
      1,828
      Trails Horse
      391
      Trails Dirtbike
      109
      Trails Observed Trials
      32
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      70
      Trails Snowmobile
      7
      Trails Snowshoe
      4
      Trails Downhill Ski
      107
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      7
      Trails Nordic Ski
      17
      Total Distance
      2,771 miles
      Total Descent
      640,938 ft
      Total Vertical
      14,408 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      14,477 ft
      Reports
      4,423
      Photos
      3,766
      Ridden Counter
      92,878
      Sub Regions

      Photos of Sierra Nevada Mountain Bike

      trail: Trail 4-1
      33 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 10:07pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Trail 4-1
      29 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:54pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Miner's Trail
      19 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:16pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      trail: Hoot Trail
      38 |
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 9:15pm
      Apr 20, 2019

      Videos of Sierra Nevada Mountain Bike

      featured The Little Big 2013
      5:27 | 2560 | Jul 21, 2014
      Attacked by Bees
      0:51 | 3 | Aug 16, 2019
      Northstar Cruzin’
      trail: Livewire
      0:56 | 28 | Aug 15, 2019
      Northstar Summer Shred 1.0 2019
      2:04 | 143 | Aug 9, 2019

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Bear Creek Trail (East)
      Alpine Meadows
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 3:51pm
      3 days
      VariableDgutzAn overgrown mess. Not suitable for biking.
      Upper Horse Canyon
      Kirkwood Mountain Resort
      Aug 5, 2019 @ 1:55pm
      Aug 5, 2019
      VariableeldofreerideMotos have torn this trail apart. Deep...
      Grizzly
      Auburn State Recreation Area
      Aug 4, 2019 @ 4:26pm
      Aug 4, 2019
      DrySacAssassin Trail fenced off

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      TRLT: Bike Park Connector
      Truckee Bike Park
      Aug 16, 2019 @ 9:46am
      1 days
      Very DryrenotwoTrail Running
      Granite Slab
      Bear Valley
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 11:11am
      2 days
      DryGWiz CCCMB This "trail" is basically a large,...
      Power Line Trail
      Bear Valley
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 11:07am
      2 days
      VariableGWiz CCCMB This is a "pedaly" trail, but clear and...
      Cape Horn
      Bear Valley
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 11:02am
      2 days
      DryGWiz CCCMB This trail is in the best shape I have...
      The Rings
      Bear Valley
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 11:00am
      2 days
      DryGWiz CCCMB This trail, recently logged, and brushed...
      Doubletrack
      Bear Valley
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 10:56am
      2 days
      DryGWiz CCCMB The Doubletrack trail (aka: ChipSeal...
      Sunrise Trail
      Downieville
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 9:41am
      2 days
      DryRblumkin
      Butcher Ranch
      Downieville
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 9:41am
      2 days
      DryRblumkin
      Third Divide
      Downieville
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 9:41am
      2 days
      VariableRblumkin
      First Divide
      Downieville
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 9:41am
      2 days
      DryRblumkin

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1691503MeglingtonaddridelogAug 17, 2019 ride log
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 1:41pm
      5 mins
      user #1561070BlvdMTBaddridelogAug 17, 2019 ride log
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 1:40pm
      5 mins
      user #1425334RBRADDOCKaddridelogAug 17, 2019 ride log
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 1:37pm
      8 mins
      user #1070955plxmtbaddridelogAug 17, 2019 ride log
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 1:33pm
      12 mins
      user #1623355NSketchyaddridelogAug 17, 2019 ride log
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 1:30pm
      15 mins

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1876820CschembrereportTRLT: Bike Park ConnectorLl
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 12:44pm
      1 hours
      user #1040468KrystofandrestrailSand Canyon95% Fire road, great views but not for me or...
      Aug 16, 2019 @ 8:08pm
      18 hours
      user #955070whoisadamtrailBig Chief Trail (Lower Section)I like the upper section more, lower section...
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 3:35pm
      3 days
      user #955070whoisadamtrailBig Chief Trail (Upper Section)Upper chief was amazing, good grade so not...
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 3:31pm
      3 days
      user #1012758dvcpinkbiketrailTRT: Grass LakeSick descent with Tucker flat together - some...
      Aug 13, 2019 @ 3:52pm
      Aug 13, 2019

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