4.1 miles
Distance
1,274 ft
Climb
-1,285 ft
Descent
1 mile
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Alum Creek is a 4 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Reno Nevada. This hike primary route. This route includes 3 trails. This route climbs 1,274 ft with a max elevation of 6,289 ft then descends -1,285 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Hike
  • Other Activities
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  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
More Stats for Alum Creek mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    18 min 56 sec
  • Altitude change
    -10 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,144 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,281 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,272 ft
  • Grade
    -0%
  • Grade max
    -43.8%
  • Grade min
    47.1%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    243 ft

Directions

  1. Walk south on Pinebluff Switchbacks.
  2. Continue for 400 meters.
  3. Turn left onto Lower Alum Creek Trail.
  4. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  5. Keep right to take Alum Creek Road.
  6. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  7. Make a right U-turn onto Alum Creek Trail.
  8. Continue for 3 kilometers.
  9. Walk east on Pinebluff Switchbacks.
  10. Continue for 400 meters.
  11. Walk north on Pinebluff Switchbacks.
  12. Continue for less than 10 meters.
  13. Walk north on Pinebluff Switchbacks.
  14. Continue for less than 10 meters.
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Alum Creek Trail / Reno, NV / MTB
Alum Creek Trail / Reno, NV / MTB
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Oct 31, 2023

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