2.7 miles
Distance
226 ft
Climb
-254 ft
Descent
00:23:16
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • E-Bike
    • Horse
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Sawtooth
    Truckee, California
  • Ref Number
    #16E05
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Blue (1 vote)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
    Yes up to Class 1
  • Global Ranking
    #7363 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #3807 in E-Biking
    • #3833 in Trail Running
    • #16233 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 95 in E-Biking
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking
    • 5 in Horseback
  • Land Owner
    USFS - Truckee Ranger District

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Sawtooth Trail (Upper Ridgeline) is a highly rated 3 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 226 ft blue climb. On average it takes 23 minutes to complete this trail.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Sawtooth Trail (Upper Ridgeline) multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -28 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,202 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,368 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,354 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,325 ft
  • Grade
    -0.2%
  • Grade max
    -16.3%
  • Grade min
    16.2%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    1 mile
  • Distance flat
    1,368 ft
  • Avg time
    00:23:16
  • Avg reverse time
    00:25:47
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on Dec 26, 2023
Snow Cover Partial
Avg: 4.35 (9 votes)
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      Sawtooth Trail... Trail Reports

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      Dec 26, 2023 @ 3:35am
      Dec 26, 2023
      Partial snow and dirt with a little mud. Very rideable.
      Oct 17, 2023 @ 3:30pm
      Oct 17, 2023
      Sawtooth Trail is very rocky. But riding in the Fall is beautiful
      Oct 4, 2023 @ 2:49am
      Oct 4, 2023
      Sep 4, 2023 @ 2:29am
      Sep 4, 2023
      Jul 27, 2023 @ 11:15am
      Jul 27, 2023
      Rode this on a gravel bike with 40 tires. I would recommend a MTB over such a rig as a MTB would be faster and more fun.
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      • 41 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 1,852 rides
      • Last: Jun 26, 2022

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      Jun 7, 2023 @ 6:27am
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