4 miles
Distance
507 ft
Climb
-339 ft
Descent
00:31:22
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Pinyon Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Pinyon Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Minden
    Minden, Nevada
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    All
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #5697 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2016

Pinyon Trail climbs around a small hill through some Pinyon pines to overlook the southern Carson Valley. The upper trail forks and the loop can be ridden in either direction.

This trail has sharp rock hazards so be sure to have spare tube and trail pump.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Pinyon Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    168 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,696 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,062 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,696 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,864 ft
  • Grade
    0.784%
  • Grade max
    -14.472%
  • Grade min
    14.476%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    3,609 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:24:31
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Status:
on Nov 4, 2018
Very Dry
Avg: 5 (1 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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • 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 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
      Directions to pinyon-trail-54414 trailhead (38.897850, -119.603290)
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      Pinyon Trail Trail Reports

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      Nov 4, 2018 @ 10:55am
      Nov 4, 2018
      Great but loose and dry on the descents
      Apr 23, 2018 @ 10:35am
      Apr 23, 2018
      The most fun I’ve had on my mtb!!! 5 miles of xc flowey soft dirt single track. So so so fun!!
      Apr 17, 2018 @ 12:41pm
      Apr 17, 2018
      Dry and firm throughout. No wet areas. No sandy/dusty areas. Good riding in these cool temps!
      Mar 28, 2018 @ 5:16pm
      Mar 28, 2018
      Dry and riding well, some minor wet spots in the shaded areas.
      Feb 17, 2018 @ 4:28pm
      Feb 17, 2018
      reporter Back to dry conditions.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
      •  
      6 Months
      • 8 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      All
      • 115 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      13 |
      Apr 25, 2018 @ 1:23am
      Apr 25, 2018
      Pinyon Trail, My City
      83 |
      Sep 17, 2017 @ 10:29am
      Sep 17, 2017
      Pinyon Trail, Carson City
      115 |
      Jun 11, 2017 @ 9:27am
      Jun 11, 2017
      Pinyon Trail, Carson City
      158 |
      May 25, 2016 @ 10:25pm
      May 25, 2016
      Pinyon Trail, Carson City

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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag tannerd (Jun 4, 2017 at 7:02)
       Trail is in great shape as usual
      [Reply]
      • + 0
      flag BDemps4 (May 30, 2018 at 16:49)
       Great trail, just watch out for hikers and horses.
      [Reply]

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