5,123 ft
Distance
46 ft
Climb
-215 ft
Descent
00:06:33
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Perma Grin Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Perma Grin Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    White Mesa Project
    Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #14011 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This absolutely should be ridden from south to north. There are two distinct sections to this trail - the wrap around the side of a mtn which has a slight climb to mostly flat then the straight away locals have coined Permagrin. Permagrin segment is a series of fun washes skirting the side of the mountain that resemble a roller coaster.

The trail undulates up and down into gullies. It is not easy to get enough speed to boost any of the whoops, but you can send it into the trough at a couple spots. The trail can be ridden fairly slow, but to make it up each little hill and maintain your flow, you need to keep some speed.

More Stats for Perma Grin bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -169 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,960 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,144 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,133 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,965 ft
  • Grade
    -3.292%
  • Grade max
    -11.014%
  • Grade min
    12.333%
  • Distance climb
    1,137 ft
  • Distance down
    3,840 ft
  • Distance flat
    103 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:33
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Status:
on Aug 9, 2019
Very Dry
Avg: 4.75 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • 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
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  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
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  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Perma Grin Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 8 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 275 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 279 rides
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      10 |
      Jul 4, 2019 @ 4:34pm
      Jul 4, 2019
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      Jun 18, 2019 @ 4:38pm
      Jun 18, 2019
      20 |
      Apr 23, 2019 @ 10:30pm
      Apr 23, 2019
      12 |
      Apr 23, 2019 @ 10:29pm
      Apr 23, 2019

      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 1
      flag Adidasmjo BVNEMBA MTPSGA (Jan 11, 2019 at 19:04)
       What a trail! I rented a Stumpy and decided to tackle Mesa system, after having an amazing ride I wanted to finish my day on Permagrin. I rode it once and realized that my day was far from over.....I loved it so much that I ended up riding it 3 more times! One piece of advice I'd gave to a new rider on this trail would be to make sure you know how to pump down a slope. If you do, you'll be rewarded with one of the best flows of your life! Enjoy!
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      • + 0
      flag Mano1192 (Jul 14, 2019 at 7:27)
       Killer flow!!! Keep up your speed and try to compress the downhills to boost up the hills and you will barely pedal the whole way down. Up TH and down PermGrim is a fun loop!
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