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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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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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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      This riding area includes trails adjacent to or connecting with the Sterling Mine Ditch Trail System. The area is mostly mixed forest (ponderosa pine, oak, madrone, and manzanita with a few pockets of Douglas fir). The trail surfaces run from granite to clay with minimal rocks. Certain spots can be extremely muddy and slippery during and just after rainy periods. There are numerous trailheads to access the trails in this riding area.
      Parking google parking directions
      Links
      Region Details
      • 4
      • 2
      • 6

      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 21, 2020
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      12
      Trails Mountain Bike
      12
      Trails E-Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      12
      Trails Trail Running
      12
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      40 miles
      Total Descent
      5,986 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,708 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      5,000 ft
      Reports
      24
      Photos
      25
      Ridden Counter
      72

      Photos of Sterling Mine Ditch Trail System Mountain Bike

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      Jul 1, 2020 @ 6:57pm
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      27 |
      Jul 1, 2020 @ 6:57pm
      Jul 1, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Sterling Mine Ditch Trail
      Nov 21, 2020 @ 5:15pm
      Nov 21, 2020
      WetnormsrideE-Bike Down tree
      Lower Jack Ash
      Nov 1, 2020 @ 5:51am
      Nov 1, 2020
      DrynormsrideE-Bike Tree down.
      Tunnel Ridge Trail
      Nov 1, 2020 @ 5:51am
      Nov 1, 2020
      DrynormsrideE-Bike Tree
      Ditch Mine (North Side)
      Apr 17, 2020 @ 5:58pm
      Apr 17, 2020
      DryJeb308
      Grub Gulch to Ditch Mine
      Apr 17, 2020 @ 5:56pm
      Apr 17, 2020
      DryJeb308Two logs are blocking the trail. One on...
      Jack-Ash
      Nov 7, 2019 @ 7:54am
      Nov 7, 2019
      DryLongLostWay3 single track sections interspersed with...
      Bear Gulch Trail
      Dec 4, 2017 @ 10:35am
      Dec 4, 2017
      Variableh33t

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2147316mtbwandererriddentrailRoad 2030 and 1 more
      Nov 23, 2020 @ 5:10pm
      Nov 23, 2020
      user #2147316mtbwandereraddtrailRoad 2030 and 1 more
      Nov 23, 2020 @ 3:10pm
      Nov 23, 2020
      user #1842563normsrideaddreportSterling Mine Ditch Trail and 4 more
      Nov 21, 2020 @ 5:15pm
      Nov 21, 2020
      user #1842563normsrideaddreportSterling Mine Ditch Trail and 5 more
      Nov 1, 2020 @ 5:51am
      Nov 1, 2020
      user #2351701Dracoxoriddentrail38-2-26
      Sep 15, 2020 @ 10:49am
      Sep 15, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1767545LongLostWaytrailJack-Ash3 single track sections interspersed with 2...
      Nov 7, 2019 @ 7:57am
      Nov 7, 2019
      user #1722059CricketyoshreportSterling Mine Ditch TrailTrees are still there as of March 2nd.
      Mar 2, 2019 @ 7:47pm
      Mar 2, 2019
      user #885836norcalskierreportSterling Mine Ditch TrailMuddy on the last private property go around.
      Dec 21, 2017 @ 6:38am
      Dec 21, 2017

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