505 ft
Distance
-50 ft
Descent
00:01:20
Avg time

Powerline Short Cut Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Spring Lake Preserve
    San Marcos, Texas
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Gravel
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #42836 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

This is a unsanctioned trail and should not be ridden.

Access Info Restricted Access

Closed from March 1 through May 31 for Golden Cheek Warbler nesting season. This land was purchased by the city with grant money for Golden Cheek Warbler habitat. Part of the stipulations were that nesting season be closed to use. Please do your part and abide by the closure signs and avoid this trail until nesting season is over.

This trail is unsanctioned.

More Stats for Powerline Short Cut bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -52 ft
  • Altitude min
    702 ft
  • Altitude max
    754 ft
  • Altitude start
    754 ft
  • Altitude end
    702 ft
  • Grade
    -10.2%
  • Grade max
    -22.3%
  • Grade min
    -0.6%
  • Distance down
    449 ft
  • Distance flat
    56 ft
  • Avg time
    00:01:20
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:51
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Status:
on Feb 6, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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      Powerline Short Cut Trail Reports

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      Feb 6, 2021 @ 10:48am
      Feb 6, 2021
      Jun 14, 2020 @ 3:38pm
      Jun 14, 2020
      reporter
      Jun 14, 2020 @ 3:35pm
      Jun 14, 2020
      reporter
      May 6, 2020 @ 2:21pm
      May 6, 2020
      reporter Closed from March 1 through May 31 for Golden Cheek Warbler nesting season. This land was purchased by the city with grant money for Golden Cheek...
      Apr 14, 2020 @ 6:54pm
      Apr 14, 2020
      reporter
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 16 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      All
      • 94 rides
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      Oct 8, 2020 @ 10:09am
      Oct 8, 2020

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