2 miles
Distance
100 ft
Climb
-581 ft
Descent
00:13:22
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Elusive Trail

Elusive Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Bear Valley
    Bear Valley, California
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Summer
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    1995
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Built in 1995 as an extension to the NORBA National Loop, the Elusive Trail is a bit dry and dusty at times but a nice add-on to extend a bigger loop ride.

Use caution though because like many trails on this side of the valley it is open to motorcycle and ATV use.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Elusive Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -481 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,460 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,035 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,941 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,460 ft
  • Grade
    -5.626%
  • Grade max
    -27.599%
  • Grade min
    16.411%
  • Distance climb
    2,123 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    223 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:22
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Status:
on Apr 25, 2018
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to elusive-trail trailhead (38.479320, -120.063780)
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Elusive Trail Trail Reports

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Apr 25, 2018 @ 6:04pm
Apr 25, 2018
reporter Mostly snow covered until early May ???
Jul 10, 2017 @ 11:26pm
Jul 10, 2017
Someone went in and cleared all the blowdown. Good to go!
Jun 30, 2017 @ 11:00am
Jun 30, 2017
Jun 6, 2017 @ 1:49pm
Jun 6, 2017
Jun 6, 2017 @ 10:50am
Jun 6, 2017
We anticipate most of the summer activities (kayaking, mountain biking, hiking and camping) in areas that are not affected by the U.S. Forest Road...
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