7 miles
Distance
1,254 ft
Climb
-5,881 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

The Epic Mt Wilson Trail route aka the Darkside! 7 miles all downhill and you will be all smiles.

Local Trail Association
Mount Wilson Bicycling Association (mwba.org)
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Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    4
More Stats for Mt Wilson Trail mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -4,627 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,035 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,662 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,035 ft
  • Grade
    -12.48%
  • Grade max
    -91.658%
  • Grade min
    75.224%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    616 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Mt. Wilson Road
      Aug 29, 2017 @ 1:14pm
      Aug 29, 2017
      Very dry and loose. Watch for trucks, lots of traffic as they work on heniger flat campsite.
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