1 miles
Distance
300 ft
Climb
-46 ft
Descent
00:12:51
Avg time
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Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Mountain Bike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Tahoe Donner
    Truckee, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #37775 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

Mostly follows the creek from the distance and is well shaded. Some short mildly technical sections and small bridges over offshoots from the creek. Relatively level.

More Stats for Alder Creek Trail (Campground to Fjord) hike trail
  • Altitude change
    253 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,317 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,570 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,317 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,570 ft
  • Grade
    4.383%
  • Grade max
    -11.637%
  • Grade min
    16.52%
  • Distance climb
    4,221 ft
  • Distance down
    978 ft
  • Distance flat
    581 ft
  • Avg time
    00:12:51
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:25
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Status:
on Jul 28, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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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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  • 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
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
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      Alder Creek... Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 19 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 192 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 62 rides
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Gizmo15497 (Jun 17, 2018 at 11:39)
       Rocky and in need of clearing from the winter tree debris.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag 0xDANNER (Jul 28, 2020 at 23:37)
       Nice section of trail though the trees with a few rocky technical sections and small bridge crossing.
      [Reply]

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