2 miles
Distance
229 ft
Climb
-884 ft
Descent
00:24:40
Avg time
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Lyons Details

  • Riding Area
    Lyons Reservoir
    Avery, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (2 votes)
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Global Ranking
    #25420 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

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More Stats for Lyons bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -655 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,259 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,977 ft
  • Altitude start
    4,914 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,259 ft
  • Grade
    -5.883%
  • Grade max
    -43.026%
  • Grade min
    22.232%
  • Distance climb
    2,569 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    504 ft
  • Avg time
    00:24:40
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Status:
on Jan 3, 2019
Freeze/thaw Cycle
Avg: 4.5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden 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 or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 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
  • Other Other
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      Lyons Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Jan 3, 2019 @ 2:53pm
      Jan 3, 2019
      Ice and mud, everything off the north side is good.
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 10:18pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      Awesome trail. Tight single track. Granite rocks. Fun decent and climb out is not terrible. Really enjoyed it.
      Nov 18, 2017 @ 2:04pm
      Nov 18, 2017
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 19 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 20 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      15 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 10:46pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      Lyons, Lafayette
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      Sep 2, 2018 @ 10:43pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      Lyons, Lafayette
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      Sep 2, 2018 @ 10:42pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      Lyons, Lafayette
      11 |
      Sep 2, 2018 @ 10:41pm
      Sep 2, 2018
      Lyons, Lafayette

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Ballowe (Apr 7, 2018 at 11:03)
       ride this trail from red to green, the other way you’ll be climbing the whole time.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag aHungryBear (Jul 8, 2018 at 8:37)
       It’s a tight and bushy one. Wear gloves and watch your bar ends.
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag BZSPaul (Sep 2, 2018 at 22:26)
       It is very tight single track... but super fun. Granite rocks and lots of switchbacks. Climb out is not terrible.
      [Reply]

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