6.7 miles
Distance
219 ft
Climb
-3,725 ft
Descent
1 mile
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
    -3,506 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,159 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,665 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,159 ft
  • Grade
    -9.9%
  • Grade max
    -60.6%
  • Grade min
    33%
  • Distance climb
    3,074 ft
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    942 ft
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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Feb 16, 2020
Chutes and Ladders
Chutes and Ladders
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Dec 16, 2019
OTB down steep chutes
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M E M O R I E S
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Nov 25, 2018
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Recent Trail Reports Along Route

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Mt. Wilson Road
Jun 12, 2021 @ 4:23pm
Jun 12, 2021
All clear. No reservations required now. No trees or rock slides blocking the trail. Just grind that smallest gear for 2 hours!
Mt Wilson Trail (The Bench Trail)
Apr 10, 2021 @ 9:22am
Apr 10, 2021
Lower Winter Creek
Jun 26, 2020 @ 3:19pm
Jun 26, 2020
Dry. There's some minor washed out spots. Fun still.
Mt Wilson Trail (Skyline)
Jun 26, 2020 @ 3:17pm
Jun 26, 2020
Dry and overgrown. Otherwise same stuff.
Upper Upper Winter Creek
Jun 26, 2020 @ 3:14pm
Jun 26, 2020
Drier than usual. Couple sections are pretty washed out. There's 4+ trees down. And there's overgrowth. Probably better options down the mountain for now.
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