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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
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • 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
      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
      Land Status: National Forest
      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 Oct 1, 2020

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      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
      24
      Photos
      16
      Ridden Counter
      947

      Photos of Ward Mountain Mountain Bike

      trail: Rope Tow Flow
      5 |
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 7:12pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      trail: Rope Tow Flow
      6 |
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 7:12pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      107 |
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 11:21am
      Jul 1, 2019
      104 |
      Jul 1, 2019 @ 11:21am
      Jul 1, 2019

      Videos of Ward Mountain Mountain Bike

      Enduro & Steam Trains! Racing 2019 Fears,...
      trail: The Whoops
      17:11 | 76 | Jun 23, 2019 , Ely
      Enduro & Steam Trains! Racing 2019 Fears,...
      17:11 | 347 | Jun 23, 2019 , Ely
      Enduro & Steam Trains! Racing 2019 Fears,...
      17:11 | 70 | Jun 23, 2019 , Ely
      Enduro & Steam Trains! Racing 2019 Fears,...
      17:11 | 58 | Jun 23, 2019 , Ely

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2318849JakeMazwishlisttrailIce Plant
      Nov 18, 2020 @ 7:30pm
      Nov 18, 2020
      user #2157166PaortonriddentrailUpper Slalom
      Nov 18, 2020 @ 6:09pm
      Nov 18, 2020
      user #2438886myoung14wishlisttrailPowderberry Divide
      Nov 11, 2020 @ 7:59pm
      Nov 11, 2020
      user #654540goatonmorphinewishlisttrailPowderberry Divide
      Oct 30, 2020 @ 5:10pm
      Oct 30, 2020
      user #556002wrightwoodfilmswishlisttrailIce Plant and 2 more
      Oct 29, 2020 @ 11:56pm
      Oct 29, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #648878climberevantrailOld ConnectorThis is a nice little section, especially if...
      Sep 18, 2020 @ 2:53pm
      Sep 18, 2020
      user #1823264roxwhiptrailUnnamed ATV TrailMPlscvreewszozj
      Jul 29, 2020 @ 8:28pm
      Jul 29, 2020
      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

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Squaw Peak 14.8 km
      Cave Lake 1 212.8 km

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