16 miles
Distance
2,002 ft
Climb
-1,995 ft
Descent
3,779 ft
High Point

Nice ride on two popular trails close to town. Most of the climbing is on pavement utilizing Willow Valley Rd. and Scotts Flat Rd.

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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    22
More Stats for Scotts Miners Loop mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    2,939 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,943 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,949 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.2%
  • Grade min
    40.4%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Scotts Flat Trail
      Jan 9, 2021 @ 12:51pm
      Jan 9, 2021
      A few muddy spots. Pretty sticky otherwise.
      Miner's Trail
      Dec 31, 2020 @ 2:52pm
      Dec 31, 2020
      Lots of puddles and the fast rocky section has a lot of water
      New Scotts Drop
      Dec 11, 2020 @ 11:47am
      Dec 11, 2020
      Snow Mountain Ditch
      Nov 21, 2020 @ 11:41am
      Nov 21, 2020
      reporter
      CalTrans
      Nov 21, 2020 @ 11:41am
      Nov 21, 2020
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