2.5 miles
Distance
186 ft
Climb
-164 ft
Descent
00:21:23
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
    • Horse
  • Riding Area
    Sawtooth
    Truckee, California
  • Ref Number
    #16E05
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #47323 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #7643 in Trail Running
    • #91331 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 75 in Trail Running
    • 70 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback

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Sawtooth Trail (Bald Mountain) is a 2 mile popular blue singletrack trail located near Truckee California. This multi-use trail can be used both directions and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 186 ft blue climb. On average it takes 21 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Sawtooth Trail (Bald Mountain) bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    21 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,347 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,479 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,347 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,368 ft
  • Grade
    0.2%
  • Grade max
    -18.9%
  • Grade min
    11.8%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    4,757 ft
  • Distance flat
    2,320 ft
  • Avg time
    00:21:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:19:46
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on Nov 2, 2021
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      • 15 miles avg distance
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      Routes with this trail

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      Sawtooth and Big Chief from Truckee
      25 miles
      Sawtooth, Upper & Lower Big Chief
      24 miles

      1 Review & Comments

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      NationalForestFoundation (May 22, 2020 at 12:22)
       The National Forest Foundation, in partnership with the USDA Forest Service, is conducting a Forest Health & Fuels Reduction Project in the vicinity of the Sawtooth/Bald Mountain Trail. Operations are planned from 2020 – 2021, during Spring, Summer, and Fall seasons. During this time, there will be trail closures, heavy machinery, and tree-falling/flying debris in the area. Users should exercise caution, observe trail closures, and keep at least 300’ back from equipment. To avoid danger, alternate trails in the area are advised. The Big Chief Trail (4 miles down the 06 road) will remain open. More information on the project, trail closures and more may be found at: www.nationalforests.org/bigjackeast
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