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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • 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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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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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
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      The largest network in the area, this trail system offers riding for all levels of ability, right in Ely's backyard.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Ice Plant parking area google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Trails can be accessed from the Ward Mountain Recreation Area, 10 miles west of Ely on Hwy 6. The Ice Plant trails can be accessed from 80th West on Hwy 6, where the speed limit reaches 55 mph. Follow this road to the power line road and park at the 3rd turn on the right. You can also ride to this area direct from the White Pine Courthouse or Great Basin Community College. NF Road 440 allows access to the top for shuttling purposes. Please, be respectful of established roads and parking areas, as well as the privacy of homes in the area.
      Region Details
      • 2
      • 13
      • 6

      Region Status
      Open as of Aug 24, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,925
      State Ranking
      #31
      Trails (view details)
      21
      Trails Mountain Bike
      21
      Trails E-Bike
      3
      Trails Hike
      20
      Trails Trail Running
      20
      Total Distance
      29 miles
      Total Descent
      5,476 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,684 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      8,347 ft
      Reports
      16
      Photos
      12
      Ridden Counter
      440

      Photos of Ward Mountain Mountain Bike

      28 |
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 11:21am
      Jul 1, 2019
      22 |
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 11:21am
      Jul 1, 2019
      21 |
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 11:21am
      Jul 1, 2019
      25 |
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 11:20am
      Jul 1, 2019

      Videos of Ward Mountain Mountain Bike

      Enduro & Steam Trains! Racing 2019 Fears,...
      trail: The Whoops
      17:11 | 23 | Jun 23, 2019 , Ely
      Enduro & Steam Trains! Racing 2019 Fears,...
      17:11 | 28 | Jun 23, 2019 , Ely
      Enduro & Steam Trains! Racing 2019 Fears,...
      17:11 | 26 | Jun 23, 2019 , Ely
      Enduro & Steam Trains! Racing 2019 Fears,...
      17:11 | 17 | Jun 23, 2019 , Ely

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      The Whoops
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 9:39am
      Jul 18, 2019
      Very DryArleighC
      Powderberry Divide
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 6:29pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      DryGBTA Major brush and limb removal. Catching up...
      Ice Plant
      Jun 7, 2019 @ 11:54am
      Jun 7, 2019
      VariableGBTAperfect after 24 hours of rain. every time.
      Duck Hill Climb
      Jun 7, 2019 @ 11:53am
      Jun 7, 2019
      VariableGBTAclear for season
      Senior Moment
      Jun 7, 2019 @ 11:53am
      Jun 7, 2019
      VariableGBTAclear
      G Loop
      Jun 7, 2019 @ 11:45am
      Jun 7, 2019
      VariableGBTA
      Upper Slalom
      May 11, 2019 @ 11:43am
      May 11, 2019
      DryFallabama
      Tin Pan Alley
      May 11, 2019 @ 11:43am
      May 11, 2019
      DryFallabama

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1512536NancyMHaddevent_organizerEly Outdoor Enthusiasts
      Nov 24, 2019 @ 5:54pm
      Nov 24, 2019
      user #1738926DwhendyriddentrailPowderberry Divide
      Nov 1, 2019 @ 8:29am
      Nov 1, 2019
      user #1964526CadeHunterwishlisttrailThe Whoops and 1 more
      Oct 25, 2019 @ 9:17pm
      Oct 25, 2019
      user #1964526CadeHunterwishlisttrailIce Plant and 2 more
      Oct 24, 2019 @ 8:30am
      Oct 24, 2019
      user #1240408SLMJJcommenttrailUpper Slalom
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 5:19pm
      Oct 6, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1240408SLMJJtrailUpper SlalomThis made a delightful easy uphill until...
      Oct 6, 2019 @ 5:19pm
      Oct 6, 2019
      user #1353345markuslangtrailThe WhoopsCrazy fun trail and very challenging to ride...
      Jun 19, 2019 @ 3:31pm
      Jun 19, 2019
      user #1353345markuslangtrailPowderberry DivideYou need to ride Ely. ‘Nuff said.
      Jun 19, 2019 @ 3:27pm
      Jun 19, 2019
      user #804941GBTAreportSenior Momentclear
      Jun 7, 2019 @ 11:53am
      Jun 7, 2019
      user #1503404Tommy-GtrailG LoopLower sections of the trail are rideable and...
      Apr 27, 2019 @ 7:20pm
      Apr 27, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Squaw Peak 14.8 km
      Cave Lake 1 212.8 km

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