1.0 mile
Distance
1,120 ft
Climb
-31 ft
Descent
01:27:24
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Castle Peak West Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Mountain Bike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Donner Summit
    Truckee, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T3 Demanding Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Extreme
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #147848 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #1582 in Trail Running
    • #1060 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

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Castle Peak West Trail is a 1 mile less popular double black diamond singletrack alpine trail located near Truckee California. This hike primary trail can be used both directions and has a extreme overall physical rating with a 1,120 ft double black diamond climb. On average it takes 1 hour27 minutes to complete this trail.

This trail is unsanctioned.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Castle Peak West Trail hike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    1,090 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,931 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,039 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,931 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,021 ft
  • Grade
    19.676%
  • Grade max
    -8.819%
  • Grade min
    50.619%
  • Distance climb
    4,946 ft
  • Distance down
    417 ft
  • Distance flat
    175 ft
  • Avg time
    01:27:24
  • Avg reverse time
    00:45:26
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      Aug 13, 2019 @ 12:37pm
      Aug 13, 2019
      Very dry and loose. Lots of butterflies
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      • 12 miles avg distance
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