2 miles
100 ft
-581 ft
2 miles
High Point
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Elusive Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Bear Valley
    Bear Valley, California
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • Season
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
  • Land Manager

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.

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More Stats for Elusive Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -481 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,460 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,941 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,460 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2,123 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    223 ft
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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 (38.479322, -120.063781)
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Elusive Trail Trail Reports

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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