18 miles
Distance
3,421 ft
Climb
-7,462 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

Downieville shuttle ride that Starts with Golden Valley Rim Trail and connects to Pauley Creek before hitting the bottom half of Butcher. This route skips Sunrise and the top of Butcher.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Downievielle - Golden Valley > Pauley Creek > Butcher > Third > First mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -4,041 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,959 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,008 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,966 ft
  • Grade
    -4.209%
  • Grade max
    -72.645%
  • Grade min
    51.995%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    11 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      First Divide
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 1:19pm
      Nov 11, 2018
      reporter
      Gold Valley Rim Trail
      Nov 11, 2018 @ 1:19pm
      Nov 11, 2018
      reporter
      Third Divide
      Nov 4, 2018 @ 9:27am
      Nov 4, 2018
      Butcher Ranch
      Oct 27, 2018 @ 11:19am
      Oct 27, 2018
      Loose dirt on top with some moisture underneath. Lots of braking bumbs.
      Pauley Creek Trail
      Jul 28, 2018 @ 1:16pm
      Jul 28, 2018
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