9.7 miles
Distance
170 ft
Climb
-3,667 ft
Descent
1 mile
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

Detailed Description
Mt. Hough DH is a 10 mile popular intermediate route located near Quincy California. This mountain bike primary route can be used one direction and has a moderate overall physical rating. This route includes 13 trails. This route climbs 170 ft with a max elevation of 6,966 ft then descends -3,667 ft.
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Other Activities
    • E-Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    3
More Stats for Mt. Hough DH mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 51 min
  • Altitude change
    -3,497 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,469 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,966 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,468 ft
  • Grade
    -6.8%
  • Grade max
    -49%
  • Grade min
    13.7%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    879 ft
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)
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Mt. Hough / Quincy, CA / MTB
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Mt. Hough Summit to Rhinehart Meadow
Jun 15, 2024 @ 2:52am
Jun 15, 2024
Mount Hough Tollgate Rd. to train tracks
Jun 15, 2024 @ 2:52am
Jun 15, 2024
Mount Hough #4 Rhinehart Meadow through climbing section
May 25, 2024 @ 10:21am
May 25, 2024
Mt. Hough Road
May 25, 2024 @ 10:21am
May 25, 2024
Mount Hough #1
May 8, 2024 @ 12:19pm
May 8, 2024
Yesterday afternoon, I felt the bottom of this was too peanut buttery near quarry. Needs a little bit of time.
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