5,260 ft
Distance
80 ft
Climb
-227 ft
Descent
00:38:29
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Donner Lake Rim (Glacier) Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Donner Lake Rim Trail
    Truckee, California
  • Ref Number
    #15E75
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #8814 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #3468 in Trail Running
    • #7635 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 90 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

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Donner Lake Rim Trail (Glacier) is a 5,260 ft popular blue singletrack alpine trail located near Truckee California. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 80 ft blue climb. On average it takes 38 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Donner Lake Rim Trail (Glacier) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -148 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,483 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,705 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,631 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,483 ft
  • Grade
    -2.807%
  • Grade max
    -17.993%
  • Grade min
    13.714%
  • Distance climb
    1,387 ft
  • Distance down
    3,421 ft
  • Distance flat
    161 ft
  • Avg time
    00:38:29
  • Avg reverse time
    01:24:37
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Status:
on Nov 20, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
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      Donner Lake Rim... Trail Reports

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      Nov 20, 2021 @ 12:56pm
      Nov 20, 2021
      Really nice conditions right now - little bit of snow at the top but 95%+ ridable.
      Sep 14, 2021 @ 10:05am
      Sep 14, 2021
      Aug 18, 2021 @ 11:03am
      Aug 18, 2021
      Jun 20, 2021 @ 11:17am
      Jun 20, 2021
      May 23, 2021 @ 6:01pm
      May 23, 2021
      Just 2 patches of snow near the hut
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 183 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 776 rides
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      Donner Trim trail on the rim EP 2
      152 | Nov 9, 2019 , Truckee
      Donner trim trail on the rim EP 5
      97 | Nov 9, 2019 , Truckee
      Wendin Way, Drifter Hut Switch Back, Donner...
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