2 miles
Distance
339 ft
Climb
-160 ft
Descent
00:27:18
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Little Raven Trail

Little Raven Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
  • Ref Number
    #802
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #37600 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 45 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
    00:27:18
  • Avg reverse time
    00:21:37
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Status:
on Dec 23, 2020
Avg: 3.5 (2 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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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Little Raven Trail Reports

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      Dec 23, 2020 @ 10:01am
      Dec 23, 2020
      reporter Trail is skier only until 4/30. Closed to all other uses.
      Nov 10, 2020 @ 12:00am
      Nov 10, 2020
      reporter Trail is open. If you ride, please update conditions.
      Nov 9, 2020 @ 1:04pm
      Nov 9, 2020
      reporter Trail will open 11/10
      Nov 9, 2020 @ 1:02pm
      Nov 9, 2020
      reporter
      Nov 8, 2020 @ 9:10am
      Nov 8, 2020
      reporter Closed due to fire danger thru at least 11/9
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 11 rides
      • 17 miles avg distance
      All
      • 157 rides
      •  

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      Jul 12, 2019 @ 8:52am
      Jul 12, 2019

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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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