Cat Scratch Fever Details
Cat Scratch Fever is a short downhill trail starting from half way up Rick's Roost and ending at the top of Alpine Meadows. At the trail head there are two starting points both of which join up again half way down. The gps file is starting from the right hand trail.
The trail is a short downhill blast all on single track, it's fast and flowy with some nice root and rock sections thrown in too. The last section of trail takes you across a couple of fire roads, around some buildings and down some loose gravel turns. The last section isn't always abvious so you may have to look around.
It's a great starter trail for people wanting a bit more of a challenge but without going crazy.
For a longer run you can link straight into the expert trail Mandatory Suicide and on into Mel's Dilema before finishing on Alta Lake Road.
Access to the trail head can be reached by either riding up Rick's Roost (located at the top of Alpine Way) or down off the flank trail.
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More Stats for Cat Scratch Fever mountain bike trail
Altitude change-517 ft
Altitude min2,377 ft
Altitude max2,894 ft
Altitude start2,894 ft
Altitude end2,377 ft
Distance climb213 ft
Distance down2,292 ft
Distance flat49 ft
Avg reverse time00:00:30
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- Snow Packed
- Snow Covered
- Freeze/thaw Cycle
- Prevalent Mud
- Very Dry
Cat Scratch Fever Trail Reports
Sep 18, 2018 @ 8:06am14 hours
Jun 29, 2018 @ 4:53pmJun 29, 2018
|Tree has fallen across trail after a steep tech section. Required dismounting bike and climbing over.|
Jun 19, 2018 @ 10:20amJun 19, 2018
|Lower section has been affected by recent forestry work removing high risk trees and combustible material. Final 100m or so is now clear cut, very...|
Jun 10, 2018 @ 12:52pmJun 10, 2018
|Tree down about 1/3 of the way down. Hit forest thinning carnage about 2/3s, but it is 100% rideable. Not obviously closed, but perhaps there is...|
May 8, 2018 @ 4:14pmMay 8, 2018
|reporter CLOSED for fuel thinning works underway, crews actively working, clean up will take place on RR and CSF. The end of CSF currently DOES NOT EXIST,...|
Routes with this trail
|The Best of Northside||14 miles|
|WORCA's 52 Card Pick Up - Just Trails race||41 miles|
|WORCA'S 52 CARD PICK UP race||44 miles|
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