2.1 miles
Distance
186 ft
Climb
-1,083 ft
Descent
00:17:43
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Hawley Grade Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Hawley Grade Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Meiss Country
    Meyers, California
  • Ref Number
    #18E10
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T2 Mountain Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    May-November
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #77954 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #36374 in Trail Running
    • #10277 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    35 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 35 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Manager
    USFS

Short top section has a handful of walkable rock drops, large waterfall crossing in the middle.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Hawley Grade Trail bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -897 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,504 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,402 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,402 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,504 ft
  • Grade max
    -36.156%
  • Grade min
    31.501%
  • Distance climb
    1,958 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,145 ft
  • Avg time
    00:17:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:52:12
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Status:
on Sep 23, 2021
Avg: 3.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Hawley Grade Trail Trail Reports

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      Sep 23, 2021 @ 7:22am
      Sep 23, 2021
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 6:42am
      Sep 18, 2021
      Oct 4, 2020 @ 8:27am
      Oct 4, 2020
      May 28, 2020 @ 11:19am
      May 28, 2020
      Waterfall/river crossing is sketchy. Prepare to cross wet slippery rocks with exposure and probable getting shoes wet
      May 28, 2020 @ 11:19am
      May 28, 2020
      Waterfall/river about 2/3 down the trail is currently super sketchy and raging. Be prepared to cross slippery rocks with exposure and swift...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 14 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 74 rides
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      Photos

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      Jun 9, 2020 @ 8:33am
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      181 |
      Aug 14, 2017 @ 7:35pm
      Aug 14, 2017
      219 |
      Aug 14, 2017 @ 7:34pm
      Aug 14, 2017

      Routes with this trail

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      Hawley - Christmas Valley Loop
      13 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      jahart138 (Jun 22, 2015 at 11:11)
       Short but fun. not the fastest trail, but has some technical spots on it.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      mtbingadventures (Aug 13, 2018 at 15:36)
       Really great waterfall on the trail if you go before it gets to dry.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      lcamarri (Jun 12, 2019 at 10:22)
       The waterfall at 1.2 miles is currently impassable
      [Reply]

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