2 miles
Distance
1,149 ft
Climb
-47 ft
Descent
01:17:32
Avg time
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Alvin Meadow Grind Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Alvin Meadow
    Idyllwild, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #79985 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Nice cardio push up to some great mountain views. The occasional flat track offers up a nice break from the grind up.

Access Info

We stay in Palm Spring. Heading west out of Rancho Mirage on Hwy 74 is a winding climb, even in a car, towards Mountain Centre then right on SR243 into Idyllwild. Left on Tollgate Rd to Apela Rd. Veer tight and go to the parking lot at the end of Apela. Trails head starts on the fire service road heading up. You can also stop at The Hub Cyclery in Idyllwild, GREAT SERVICE there and good trail resource.

This trail is unsanctioned, use at your own risk!

More Stats for Alvin Meadow Grind mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,102 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,061 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,165 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,061 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,163 ft
  • Grade
    11.533%
  • Grade max
    -11.393%
  • Grade min
    38.927%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1,041 ft
  • Distance flat
    152 ft
  • Avg time
    01:17:32
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
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  • Ladder Ladder
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      Alvin Meadow Grind Trail Reports

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      Apr 27, 2020 @ 10:33am
      Apr 27, 2020
      Spectacular. Must be a lot of work being done up there by volunteers.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 9 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
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      • 12 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

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      flag Sugarnipples (Apr 24, 2020 at 19:21)
       The Hub Cyclery is no more.
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