15 miles
3,730 ft
-3,737 ft
1,629 ft
High Point

This is one of the Mayors MTB Challenge routes for 2017.
Park on the south side of the Shasta Dam visitors parking lot. Head south on the road for 100 yards and the trail starts to your right.
-0 miles, Start down upper sac ditch trail
-5.1 miles, Turn left and follow signs up to Chamise peak
-6.3 miles, Turn left up towards Chamise peak
-6.4 miles keep left
-7.3 miles, you are on the top
-8.3 miles turn right head down to Upper Sac Ditch Trail
-8.4 miles keep right
-9.6 miles keep straight onto Upper Sac Ditch Trail headed to Shasta Dam
-14.7 miles, you are back at the trailhead at Shasta Dam

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  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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More Stats for Mayors MTB Challenge 2017 - Upper Sac Ditch to Chamise Peak and back mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    913 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,069 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,063 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

Chamise Peak
Mar 27, 2018 @ 4:26pm
Mar 27, 2018
Upper Sacramento Ditch
Feb 5, 2018 @ 1:12pm
Feb 5, 2018
Currently in great shape.
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