9 miles
Distance
1,582 ft
Climb
-1,582 ft
Descent
1,189 ft
High Point

Popular route that includes a gradual rocky climb up North Rim with great views, then a fun DH down B trail and return on Middle Trail. Many people also do Lower Trail as well on the return.

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Trails in Route

Details

  • Race Course
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Rodney's XC Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    312 ft
  • Altitude start
    312 ft
  • Altitude end
    312 ft
  • Grade max
    -41.943%
  • Grade min
    39.408%
  • Distance climb
    5 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,262 ft
Avg: 5 (2 votes)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
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      Trail transparency
      Auburn, CA. Middle Trail to Confluence
      Auburn, CA. Middle Trail to Confluence
      9:52 | 386 | comments: 2 | favs:
      Jan 3, 2010
      1st video using my new helmet camera. Not great, but it's a start.
      Upper Middle Trail Backwards.
      Upper Middle Trail Backwards.
      1:34 | 142 | comments: 0 | favs: 1
      Dec 27, 2011
      Upper Park.
      Bidwell B-trail Helmet cam
      Bidwell B-trail Helmet cam
      trail: B Trail
      8:41 | 380 | comments: 0 | favs:
      Feb 19, 2012
      A quick edit of b-trail with a bar cam and a helmet cam point of view.

      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      B Trail
      Dec 30, 2018 @ 8:11am
      Dec 30, 2018
      Down tree midway down B Trail.
      Middle Trail
      Sep 30, 2017 @ 8:34pm
      Sep 30, 2017
      Fence Line / North Rim Trail
      Apr 26, 2017 @ 12:07pm
      Apr 26, 2017
      Trails Open!
      North Rim Trail
      Apr 26, 2017 @ 12:07pm
      Apr 26, 2017
      Trails Open!
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