3.2 miles
Distance
871 ft
Climb
-300 ft
Descent
00:38:02
Avg time

Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Green
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Global Ranking

The road from the saddle at the top of Tunnel Creek Rd to the Red House Flume proper is steep and sandy. Consider that section moderately difficult because of the grade and road surface, otherwise this trail is all green.

Whether climbing or descending, you're better off taking Snapdragon, which was built with bikes in mind. The Red House Flume Trail itself is pretty level and non-technical. Running north/south between the outlet of Hobart Reservoir/Sunflower Hill and we'll say Snapdragon. Red House Flume by itself is not a destination, but it opens up lots of loop possibilities when combined with the Tahoe Rim Trail and the Flume Trail. It also allows access to Franktown and Lakeview on the east side of the mountains.

Access Info

Only accessible by extended trail riding along the TRT, Sunflower HillTunnel Creek Road, etc. This trail is no less than 4 miles from any trailhead.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Red House Flume Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    571 ft
  • Altitude min
    1.4 miles
  • Altitude max
    1.5 miles
  • Altitude start
    1.4 miles
  • Altitude end
    1.5 miles
  • Grade
    3.416%
  • Grade max
    -22.823%
  • Grade min
    73.057%
  • Distance climb
    2.0 miles
  • Distance down
    4,684 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,625 ft
  • Avg time
    00:38:02
  • Avg reverse time
    00:18:40
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Status:
on Mar 22, 2017
Snow Covered
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Red House Flume... Trail Reports

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Mar 22, 2017 @ 9:06am
Mar 22, 2017
reporter Covered in snow
Mar 15, 2017 @ 10:57am
Mar 15, 2017
reporter Covered in snow
Mar 15, 2017 @ 10:34am
Mar 15, 2017
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Sep 4, 2016 @ 5:31pm
Sep 4, 2016
Feb 8, 2016 @ 5:28pm
Feb 8, 2016
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