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
    152
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: 4.35 (6 votes)

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Trail Style
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Activity Type
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 | 23 | 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 | 68 | comments: 0 | favs:
Jul 24, 2018

Recent Trail Reports Along Route

traildateconditiondescription
First Divide
Nov 11, 2018 @ 1:19pm
Nov 11, 2018
reporter
3rd Divide
Nov 4, 2018 @ 9:27am
Nov 4, 2018
Sunrise Trail
Oct 27, 2018 @ 11:19am
Oct 27, 2018
Loose lots of braking bumps
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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