2 miles
Distance
72 ft
Climb
-1,090 ft
Descent
00:14:00
Avg time
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Alum Creek Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Caughlin Ranch
    Reno, Nevada
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    April-November
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #26221 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking

Extremely steep, loose, and rocky at the top switchbacks with many worn out jumps and drops. Following section through the canyon is dangerously narrow and loose, riding just up against a 20-30 ft cliff that drops into a boulder filled canyon. Take it slow the first time around.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Alum Creek Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,018 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,271 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,291 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,289 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,271 ft
  • Grade max
    -51.612%
  • Grade min
    18.225%
  • Distance climb
    771 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    874 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:00
  • Avg reverse time
    00:42:54
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Status:
on Aug 24, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 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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  • < 1 month
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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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      Alum Creek Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 24, 2020 @ 5:56pm
      Aug 24, 2020
      Bridge is janky but still rideable (don't be fat). Stoked to see that someone raked out the top bits and moved some dirt around. Many thanks to...
      May 24, 2020 @ 5:58pm
      May 24, 2020
      The ladder bridge crossing the Creek in the top third is broken in half. It's repositioned to be overlapped and still rideable, but needs repair.
      Apr 8, 2020 @ 5:08pm
      Apr 8, 2020
      Awesome trail. Running great. Someone has done some recent work. The creek bridge deals are in place.
      Sep 6, 2019 @ 4:39pm
      Sep 6, 2019
      Trail has seen a little recent work, and is now rideable with greater ease. Still has the hazards of an expert trail though -stay on your toes.
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 3:43pm
      Aug 14, 2019
      Fallen Trees, very lose berms, and lots of the creek crossings are sudden little rocky drops or washed away. Be careful of the wooden bridge (walk...
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 27 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 24 rides
      •  

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      Sep 3, 2020 @ 4:24pm
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      Sep 3, 2020 @ 4:24pm
      Sep 3, 2020

      5 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag WillieB (Oct 8, 2018 at 23:46)
       Not for beginners. Its fun
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag WillieB (Oct 9, 2018 at 12:49)
       Also, if you like the first part with the features, ride the upper section of this trail.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag WillieB (Sep 12, 2019 at 9:38)
       Upper section needs some love and people to ride it. Its not that hard to find (use heatmaps) if you're dedicated. Its fun, but absolutely experts only.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Avaughndds (Nov 23, 2019 at 22:52)
       Willie B's description made this way more fun than it really is, but yeah, clean up the upper jump line
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag BensonJosh (Aug 23, 2020 at 17:57)
       Very loose with steep and sharp edges. It’s a low maintenance trail but very fun.
      [Reply]

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