2 miles
1,293 ft
-2,123 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Hurl Backdoor Trail
  • BLM
    Land Manager

Hurl Backdoor Details

  • Riding Area
    Cottonwood Valley
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
  • Global Ranking
    #43835 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

An alternate way down the Hurl, this is also know as the Western Portal. Starts with a gentle ridge ride, and then plunges down the SW face of the bluff with steep and loose switchbacks. Rideable, but not as fun as staying on the Hurl itself. As a climb, it would be pure hike-a-bike until reaching the top of the bluff (Dwight Robertson). If skidding down rim deep gravel switchbacks sounds fun, you'll love this trail. The views from the top of the initial descent make this trail worth doing once.

This trail is Unsanctioned, Ride at your own Risk!

More Stats for Hurl Backdoor bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -830 ft
  • Altitude min
    12,303 ft
  • Altitude max
    13,615 ft
  • Altitude start
    13,133 ft
  • Altitude end
    12,303 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    221 ft
  • Distance down
    361 ft
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
  • Avg time
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on Dec 8, 2018
Avg: 2.85 (7 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to hurl-backdoor trailhead (36.041060, -115.417160)
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Hurl Backdoor Trail Reports

Dec 8, 2018 @ 12:27pm
Dec 8, 2018
This is NOT a legal trail. Subject to citation.
Nov 25, 2017 @ 6:03am
Nov 25, 2017
Dec 26, 2015 @ 8:31am
Dec 26, 2015
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