2 miles
Distance
54 ft
Climb
-704 ft
Descent
00:13:44
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Armstrong Connector (18E09A) Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    Corral
    South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    May-November
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Drop, Jump, Log Ride, Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #509 in Mountain Biking

Armstrong Connector is a challenging and fast trail with epic vistas. This trail has three distinct sections. The upper section is largely flat in dense trees with tight turns and several optional log rides. The middle section is rocky, fast, often sandy, and traverses the mountain side. Savor the views at the first switchback. The lower section features sweeping high-banked turns.

Access Info

The upper trailhead is on the north side at the end of Fountain Place Rd. (the continuation of Oneidas St.) The terminus is at the parking lot (at the 2 mile maker) on Fountain Place Rd.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Armstrong Connector (18E09A) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -650 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,057 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,720 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,707 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,057 ft
  • Grade
    -6.946%
  • Grade max
    -33.215%
  • Grade min
    24.896%
  • Distance climb
    1,180 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    311 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:44
  • Avg reverse time
    00:28:44
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Status:
on Nov 15, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.75 (16 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to armstrong-connector-18e09a trailhead (38.856680, -119.940700)
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Armstrong... Trail Reports

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Nov 15, 2018 @ 1:24pm
Nov 15, 2018
Oct 14, 2018 @ 12:30pm
Oct 14, 2018
Sep 11, 2018 @ 9:11am
Sep 11, 2018
Jul 17, 2018 @ 7:24am
Jul 17, 2018
Riding well
May 9, 2018 @ 12:10pm
May 9, 2018
Great condition. Both the big tree and little tree have been removed. Road is clear to the end of Fountain Place as well.
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Photos

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Jul 19, 2018 @ 10:12pm
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Jun 23, 2018 @ 8:05pm
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Mar 20, 2017 @ 11:09pm
Mar 20, 2017
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Mar 18, 2017 @ 11:04pm
Mar 18, 2017
Armstrong Connector (18E09A)

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 2
flag jahart138 (Jun 22, 2015 at 11:18)
 This makes a run on Corral twice as long. the trail definitely has some very fun sections with some risk/reward choices on it. Problem is, its on an exposed southwest facing slope and gets extremely sandy and blown out almost instantly. For best conditions hit it immediately after a rain.
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