1.2 miles
Distance
277 ft
Climb
-303 ft
Descent
00:16:46
Avg time

Chimney Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Whiskeytown
    Redding, California
  • AKA
    Rich Gulch Trail
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Spring - Fall
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #39421 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 60 in Hiking

Great trail with a little bit of everything. you have to work to get there, but the way down is well worth it.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Chimney mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -25 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,407 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,623 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,453 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,428 ft
  • Grade
    -0.4%
  • Grade max
    -22.4%
  • Grade min
    35%
  • Distance climb
    2,080 ft
  • Distance down
    3,392 ft
  • Distance flat
    745 ft
  • Avg time
    00:16:46
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:03
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Status:
on May 8, 2024
Ideal
Avg: 3.75 (4 votes)
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      Chimney Trail Reports

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      May 8, 2024 @ 12:48pm
      May 8, 2024
      reporter Thanks to the Park Service and a local contractor, the trail is free of tree fall!
      Feb 24, 2024 @ 4:32am
      Feb 24, 2024
      BEYOND INSANE amount of trees down.
      Nov 25, 2023 @ 9:04am
      Nov 25, 2023
      reporter Expect multiple trees down throughout winter months. Crews work on re-opening in the spring.
      Nov 11, 2023 @ 12:00am
      Nov 11, 2023
      Sep 10, 2023 @ 9:01am
      Sep 10, 2023
      Downed tree
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 9 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 55 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 394 rides
      • Last: Jun 21, 2024

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      299 |
      Mar 16, 2011 @ 6:55am
      Mar 16, 2011
      319 |
      Mar 16, 2011 @ 7:50pm
      Mar 16, 2011

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