1.6 miles
Distance
3 ft
Climb
-1,109 ft
Descent
00:20:17
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Backside Trail

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    Land Manager

Backside Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
  • Riding Area
    Mount Shasta Ski Park
    Mount Shasta, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #74729 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #25984 in E-Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
  • Land Owner

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Backside Trail is a 2 mile popular black diamond singletrack trail located near Mount Shasta California. This mountain bike primary trail can be used downhill only. On average it takes 20 minutes to complete this trail.

Bike Park

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Backside Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,107 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,460 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,571 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,571 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,463 ft
  • Grade
    -13.4%
  • Grade max
    -31.5%
  • Grade min
    1.6%
  • Distance climb
    331 ft
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    36 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:17
  • Avg reverse time
    00:51:44
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on Jul 29, 2022
Dry
Avg: 4 (3 votes)
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      Backside Trail Trail Reports

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      Jul 29, 2022 @ 3:35pm
      Jul 29, 2022
      Jul 15, 2020 @ 5:28pm
      Jul 15, 2020
      Loose and lit
      Dec 17, 2019 @ 8:21pm
      Dec 17, 2019
      Bike Park closed for the season, see you in 2020 :)
      Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:44pm
      Jul 12, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 44 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      All
      • 341 rides
      • Last: Jun 29, 2024

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      Routes with this trail

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      Shasta Vortex 2 Enduro Race6 miles
      Shasta Vortex race9 miles
      Shasta Vortex Enduro race9 miles

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      CES Shasta 2019 Stage 4, California Enduro Series
      6:19 | 1019 | Jul 24, 2019 , Mount Shasta
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