1,480 ft
Distance
133 ft
Climb
-19 ft
Descent
00:05:55
Avg time

Hawk's Peak (Upper) Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Tahoe Donner
    Truckee, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (2 votes)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
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  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Alpine Trail
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #49988 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #7078 in Trail Running
    • #5641 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Manager
    Tahoe Donner Association

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Hawk's Peak (Upper) is a 1,480 ft popular blue singletrack alpine trail located near Truckee California. This multi-use trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 133 ft black diamond climb. On average it takes 5 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for Hawk's Peak (Upper) multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    114 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,594 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,727 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,594 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,707 ft
  • Grade
    7.7%
  • Grade max
    -15.1%
  • Grade min
    19.3%
  • Distance climb
    1,220 ft
  • Distance down
    220 ft
  • Distance flat
    39 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:55
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:09
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Status:
on Jul 6, 2022
Dry
Avg: 3.65 (6 votes)
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  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
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  • Variable
  • Ideal
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      Hawk's Peak (Upper) Trail Reports

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      Jul 6, 2022 @ 3:57pm
      Jul 6, 2022
      Jun 26, 2022 @ 2:20pm
      Jun 26, 2022
      May 27, 2022 @ 8:35pm
      May 27, 2022
      In stark contrast to Upper Mother Lode, quite dry, and quite rideable
      Nov 28, 2021 @ 2:14pm
      Nov 28, 2021
      Some wet spots. Rideable.
      Jun 8, 2021 @ 11:21am
      Jun 8, 2021
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 19 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 262 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,671 rides
      • Last: Aug 16, 2022

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      Jul 27, 2021 @ 7:40pm
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      Jul 27, 2021 @ 7:39pm
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      Jul 27, 2021 @ 7:39pm
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      hopupuponabike (Jul 21, 2021 at 20:59)
      Ascend this trail and descend Mother Lode. Loose and rocky climb but worth it.
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      • + 0
      ShelTDog (Jul 24, 2019 at 17:24)
      Technical and steep (but short) climb up to the peak. Worth the views when you get to the top!
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