7 miles
Distance
1,558 ft
Climb
-5,070 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point

This route starts at the Mt Wilson observatory and goes via the Winter Creek trail down to Sierra Madre.

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Details

  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Route Type
    Shuttled
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
More Stats for Winter Creek mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    -3,512 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,150 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,662 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,150 ft
  • Grade
    -9.901%
  • Grade max
    -67.771%
  • Grade min
    82.353%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    5 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,369 ft
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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%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 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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  • less popular
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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
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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      Mt. Wilson Road
      Sep 1, 2019 @ 10:15pm
      Sep 1, 2019
      Upper Winter Creek
      May 1, 2019 @ 3:58pm
      May 1, 2019
      Lower Winter Creek
      May 1, 2019 @ 3:58pm
      May 1, 2019
      Upper Upper Winter Creek
      Apr 22, 2019 @ 5:52pm
      Apr 22, 2019
      Nice trail, never really gets flowy but very pretty and nice mix of features. Probably about half dozen walk arounds for trees across trail right now, mostly upper
      more reports »
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