2 miles
Distance
328 ft
Climb
-1,367 ft
Descent
00:17:35
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Genoa Canyon Trail

Genoa Canyon Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Genoa
    Genoa, Nevada
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    April-December
  • Global Ranking
    #5035 in Mountain Biking

Steep and very exposed trail with numerous tight, Alps-style switchbacks

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Genoa Canyon Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,039 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,932 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,971 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,971 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,932 ft
  • Grade
    -10.068%
  • Grade max
    -70.151%
  • Grade min
    54.778%
  • Distance climb
    2,854 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    190 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:35
  • Avg reverse time
    00:40:17
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Status:
on Oct 14, 2018
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
Directions to genoa-canyon-trail trailhead (38.997780, -119.856960)
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Genoa Canyon Trail Trail Reports

datedescription
Oct 14, 2018 @ 12:14pm
Oct 14, 2018
reporter
Aug 13, 2017 @ 8:41pm
Aug 13, 2017
Dec 11, 2016 @ 10:37am
Dec 11, 2016
Oct 29, 2016 @ 9:29pm
Oct 29, 2016
Steep switchbacks but a very fun trail!
Sep 26, 2016 @ 9:46am
Sep 26, 2016
Steep switchbacks and some loose areas. Creeks are flowing and no issues
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Photos

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Sep 29, 2016 @ 6:34pm
Sep 29, 2016
Genoa Canyon Trail, My City
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Sep 26, 2016 @ 9:46am
Sep 26, 2016
Genoa Canyon Trail, My City

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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag BDemps4 (Jul 4, 2018 at 23:09)
 The switchback here are no joke! If you do this decent, keep your speed in check and take it slow. The switchbacks come up fast and if you over shoot one... you’re going to be tumbling for awhile lol
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