3,470 ft
Distance
50 ft
Climb
-206 ft
Descent
00:03:43
Avg time
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Lower Aster Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Royal Gorge
    Truckee, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #33294 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    80 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 90 in E-Biking
    • 40 in Trail Running
    • 45 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

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Lower Aster is a 3,470 ft popular blue singletrack trail located near Truckee California. This multi-use trail can be used downhill primary and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 50 ft blue climb. On average it takes 3 minutes to complete this trail.

More Stats for Lower Aster bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -156 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,944 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,120 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,100 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,944 ft
  • Grade
    -4.501%
  • Grade max
    -23.103%
  • Grade min
    13.737%
  • Distance climb
    940 ft
  • Distance down
    2,371 ft
  • Distance flat
    158 ft
  • Avg time
    00:03:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:15
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Status:
on Oct 7, 2020
Very Dry
Avg: 3.65 (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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
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  • < 50%
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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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      Lower Aster Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 145 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 43 rides
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      19 |
      Jul 19, 2020 @ 4:12pm
      Jul 19, 2020

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      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag bikedrd (Oct 12, 2017 at 11:25)
       Fun DH. Jumps are great, but a tease if you like to jump. Grade makes it a good climb.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag roldog27 (Jul 19, 2020 at 16:08)
       Would be a challenging, technical climb. Was a fun downhill!
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag Bluebusadventure (Sep 18, 2020 at 14:38)
       Great connection to the Upper Aster trail. A nice loop is taking the green trail to the right up and then these down.
      [Reply]

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