2 miles
Distance
312 ft
Climb
-1,063 ft
Descent
00:47:43
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Grouse Ridge : Spaulding Lake to Blue Lake Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    Grouse Ridge
    Alta, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Double Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    under snow in winter
  • Global Ranking
    #23601 in Mountain Biking
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Incredibly rugged, basically a rocky watercourse of a "trail" in some awesome country

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Grouse Ridge Trail: Spaulding Lake Trail to Blue Lake Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -752 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,439 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,314 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,191 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,439 ft
  • Grade
    -5.802%
  • Grade max
    -44.278%
  • Grade min
    26.81%
  • Distance climb
    3,919 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    912 ft
  • Avg time
    00:47:43
  • Avg reverse time
    01:11:50
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Status:
Avg: 4 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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2 Reviews & Comments

  • + 1
flag mtbingadventures (Aug 13, 2018 at 15:46)
 One of the most challenging lines I have ever done. I can ride a good portion of it but have not been able to clean it all the way. Serious pay to play trail here.
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  • + 1
flag whoisadam (Sep 6, 2018 at 12:55)
 I agree with the above comment. This is a hard trail, at first you don't think its going to be hard but then it picks up in difficulty. It is like your riding down a dry river bed of rocks through the forest. I ended up cleaning it for the most part 1st time down with one dab/bike drop. You can see the downhill for this section in the video titled "grouse ridge" starting at the 1:36 mark. I yell lots and cuss because it was intense. Its hard to see the lines, its full commitment, letting off the brakes and trusting your bike and its physically demanding because it doesn't let up for a bit.
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