2.3 miles
Distance
347 ft
Climb
-92 ft
Descent
00:29:27
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Snowshoe
    • Backcountry Ski
    • Nordic Ski
  • Riding Area
  • Ref Number
    #814.3
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Winter only trail
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #185629 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #114 in Snowshoeing
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 85 in Snowshoeing
    • 5 in Skiing
    • 5 in Skiing
  • Land Manager

From the Brainard Lake winter TH, head to the gate station. To the left, you'll see a well-marked trail. Follow the blue and white snowshoe blazes on the trees.

Access Info

https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd524916.pdf

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Brainard Lake Snowshoe Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    255 ft
  • Altitude min
    10,085 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,367 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,085 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,341 ft
  • Grade
    2.1%
  • Grade max
    -16.1%
  • Grade min
    43.7%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    3,894 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,467 ft
  • Avg time
    00:29:27
  • Avg reverse time
    00:41:44
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on Mar 31, 2021
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      Brainard Lake... Trail Reports

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      Mar 31, 2021 @ 5:44am
      Mar 31, 2021
      reporter The last few week's snowfall has added a great layer, but it's loose, deep and drifty in spots. Rideable, but not the fast racetrack it was a...
      Feb 20, 2021 @ 9:19pm
      Feb 20, 2021
      Packed powder, but lower PSI needed for best experience.
      Dec 23, 2020 @ 8:22am
      Dec 23, 2020
      reporter Still a bit boney and 3-4 big downed trees. Very drifty at west end of the trail and through campground. Needs another 6-12" of snow to start...
      Nov 24, 2020 @ 12:59pm
      Nov 24, 2020
      reporter Trail open for winter use. If you ride, please update conditions.
      Jun 24, 2020 @ 7:07am
      Jun 24, 2020
      reporter Closed for summer. Reopens 11-15.
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