1.7 miles
Distance
339 ft
Climb
-160 ft
Descent
00:37:50
Avg time
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Little Raven Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Ref Number
    #802
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #76900 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #22201 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Little Raven serves as a link in a larger loop at Brainard Lake. Rooty, loamy and rocky technical are abundant on this trail but very little grade change. Often snow filled into July. Watch out for moose

Disclaimer

Trail open to bikes May 1 - November 14. Ski-only trail Nov 15 - April 30.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Little Raven mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    178 ft
  • Altitude min
    10,362 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,604 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,362 ft
  • Altitude end
    10,540 ft
  • Grade
    2.043%
  • Grade max
    -17.148%
  • Grade min
    35.326%
  • Distance climb
    4,203 ft
  • Distance down
    3,699 ft
  • Distance flat
    822 ft
  • Avg time
    00:37:50
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:29
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on Aug 8, 2021
Dry
Avg: 3.25 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Little Raven Trail Reports

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      Aug 8, 2021 @ 8:20am
      Aug 8, 2021
      Jul 20, 2021 @ 5:02pm
      Jul 20, 2021
      Jun 19, 2021 @ 7:15am
      Jun 19, 2021
      A half dozen snow patches still left to cross.
      May 25, 2021 @ 8:26am
      May 25, 2021
      Trails are open. Please update conditions if you ride.
      Dec 23, 2020 @ 10:01am
      Dec 23, 2020
      reporter Trail is skier only until 4/30. Closed to all other uses.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
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      • 214 rides
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      Aug 9, 2021 @ 7:46pm
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      Aug 9, 2021 @ 7:41pm
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      Aug 9, 2021 @ 7:41pm
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      Aug 9, 2021 @ 7:41pm
      Aug 9, 2021

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      andy-legrunge (Sep 20, 2020 at 19:38)
       Lots of janky, exciting rock features and some cool wood plank skinnies to ride. First mile as shown would be a pretty brutal climb in spite of the low grade. More likely you'll be descending this (east to west.)
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      youtuber Mountain Biking at Brainard Lake Recreation Area
      405 | Oct 4, 2016 , Ward
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