3 miles
Distance
792 ft
Climb
00:39:31
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Lower Bristlecone Trail

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mt. Charleston
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Dirt/Gravel Road
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Mar - Nov
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #21432 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking

Fire road grinder climb to access Upper Bristlecone. It's a fairly consistent climb with no real technical features. As a downhill, it is fast and fun for a fire road.

Access Info

Nice sized parking lot just off Lee Canyon Road. You can also access from Upper Bristlecone, which turns into Lower Bristlecone near the high point of the trail.

More Stats for Lower Bristlecone Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    792 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,477 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,269 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,477 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,269 ft
  • Grade
    5.105%
  • Grade max
    1.044%
  • Grade min
    18.393%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Avg time
    00:39:31
  • Avg reverse time
    00:18:48
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Status:
on Aug 3, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • Downhill Only
  • 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
  • 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
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to lower-bristlecone-trail trailhead (36.312040, -115.677350)
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      Lower... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Aug 3, 2019 @ 5:44pm
      Aug 3, 2019
      Jul 18, 2019 @ 9:56am
      Jul 18, 2019
      Jun 20, 2019 @ 3:20pm
      Jun 20, 2019
      Great for early season or need to get back into it ride. Nice long easy climb on old fire road.
      Jun 4, 2019 @ 8:20pm
      Jun 4, 2019
      Sep 10, 2018 @ 1:11pm
      Sep 10, 2018
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 83 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 105 rides
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      Photos

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      Jun 20, 2019 @ 3:27pm
      Jun 20, 2019
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      Jun 20, 2019 @ 3:25pm
      Jun 20, 2019
      7 |
      Jun 20, 2019 @ 3:23pm
      Jun 20, 2019

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