3,343 ft
Distance
-609 ft
Descent
00:11:04
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Chutes Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Chutes Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
    Lacks Creek
    Blue Lake, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Ride in Rain
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #7487 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking

Steep, loose and fun. Starts with a series of drops, ends with a bit of rollercoaster. Easy shuttle. About a 3 minute run.

More Stats for Chutes bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -609 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,831 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,440 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,440 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,831 ft
  • Grade
    -18.208%
  • Grade max
    -58.277%
  • Grade min
    -3.81%
  • Distance down
    3,343 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:04
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:54
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Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      All
      • 18 rides
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag norcalspeeddemon (Jun 13, 2017 at 7:42)
       Fun DH trail! This is a legit track! You need a truck or something with high ground clearance in order to shuttle it!
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag larryssman7 (Nov 8, 2017 at 16:14)
       A video of a collegiate race on this trail can be found here:

      www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vBg8fEDMGU
      [Reply]

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