10 miles
Distance
587 ft
Climb
-4,110 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This trail is must for those who like fast, flowy downhill with sweeping berms, features, and majestic views. While at the top, check out crystal lake and the amazing panoramic view. This trail is a gem and is right up there with the classic Downieville rides!

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    2
More Stats for Mt. Hough DH mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -3,523 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,440 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,963 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,440 ft
  • Grade
    -6.865%
  • Grade max
    -50.955%
  • Grade min
    52.851%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    926 ft
Avg: 5 (1 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Trail transparency
      Warp speed at Mt. Hough
      Warp speed at Mt. Hough
      2:24 | 267 | comments: 4 | favs: 5
      May 18, 2019
      One lap down Mt. Hough last February. POV rider Davis Souza @davisivad
      youtuber Mount Hough 2018 (Quincy, CA) Mountain Biking
      Mount Hough 2018 (Quincy, CA) Mountain Biking
      11:48 | 250 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Oct 27, 2018

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Mt. Hough Summit
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 8:55pm
      Sep 15, 2019
      Super fun!
      Mount Hough #1
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 4:11pm
      Aug 17, 2019
      Pretty loose in some sections. Hard I'm others. Still pretty fast. Jumps are good.
      Mount Hough #4
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 3:47pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      Mount Hough Bottom
      Jun 16, 2019 @ 3:47pm
      Jun 16, 2019
      Mt. Hough Access Road
      Aug 5, 2017 @ 9:18pm
      Aug 5, 2017
      more reports »
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