15 miles
Distance
2,707 ft
Climb
-6,786 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This is the classic Downieville Downhill route. Shuttle up to the start at the Sunshine Trail. From there it goes down to Butcher Ranch, 3rd Divide, and First Divide back in to town. There are alternative routes as well, but this is the classic.

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Trails in Route

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    120
More Stats for Downieville Downhill mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -4,079 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,960 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,061 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,982 ft
  • Grade max
    -62.537%
  • Grade min
    59.862%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    9 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,171 ft
Avg: 5 (5 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail transparency
Downieville Downhill - Downieville, CA
Downieville Downhill - Downieville, CA
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May 5, 2017
THIRD DIVIDE -  DOWNIEVILLE - WITH THE GIRLS
THIRD DIVIDE - DOWNIEVILLE - WITH THE GIRLS
trail: 3rd Divide
36:12 | 12 | comments: 0 | favs:
Aug 6, 2018
youtuber Going 55 KPH on Downieville Mountain Bike...
Going 55 KPH on Downieville Mountain Bike Trails...
trail: 3rd Divide
18:23 | 40 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 24, 2018

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
Butcher Ranch
Sep 21, 2018 @ 9:57am
2 days
Nice and dusty
3rd Divide
Sep 11, 2018 @ 12:59am
Sep 11, 2018
That was a blast!
Sunrise Trail
Sep 11, 2018 @ 12:54am
Sep 11, 2018
Very dry and dusty.
First Divide
Sep 9, 2018 @ 10:27am
Sep 9, 2018
A lot of braking holes
Pauley Creek Trail
Jul 28, 2018 @ 1:16pm
Jul 28, 2018
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