8 miles
Distance
1,476 ft
Climb
-3,598 ft
Descent
1 miles
High Point
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Mt Elwell Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Downieville
    Downieville, California
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Summer, Fall
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More Stats for Mt Elwell Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -2,123 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,877 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,009 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,886 ft
  • Grade
    -5.311%
  • Grade max
    -561.001%
  • Grade min
    139.666%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 miles
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Status:
on Jul 24, 2017
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.25 (4 votes)

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Mt Elwell Trail Trail Reports

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Jul 24, 2017 @ 5:18pm
Jul 24, 2017
Snow drift at the top of elwell still but only for 100 yards or so then the trail was clear except for a bunch of downed trees. Shes good to go tho.
Jun 4, 2017 @ 2:09pm
Jun 4, 2017
Lots of water creek crossings flooded out. Top dope af
Jul 5, 2016 @ 3:42pm
Jul 5, 2016
some snow at the top. otherwise running good!
Dec 31, 2015 @ 12:21pm
Dec 31, 2015
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Jul 24, 2017 @ 5:18pm
Jul 24, 2017
Mt Elwell Trail, My City
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Jul 24, 2017 @ 5:18pm
Jul 24, 2017
Mt Elwell Trail, My City
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Dec 27, 2016 @ 11:40pm
Dec 27, 2016
Mt Elwell Trail, Downieville
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Dec 27, 2016 @ 11:39pm
Dec 27, 2016
Mt Elwell Trail, Downieville

1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag Dwilliams1144 (Jul 24, 2017 at 17:17)
 Hiked up the rocky portion of elwell today and dropped in towards graeagle. There was still a huge snow drift at the top on the eastern facing slope, had to foot slide and hunt down the trail until the snow receeded. Definetly worth the hike however on the dh there was over 6-8 trees downed in the trail
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