This trail is permanently closed/decommissioned
2 miles
Distance
118 ft
Climb
-674 ft
Descent
00:13:22
Avg time

Details

  • Riding Area
    Sawtooth
    Truckee, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    under snow in winter
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Very fun "old school flow trail" when ridden downhill

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Schaefer Creek Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -555 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,209 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,764 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,764 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,209 ft
  • Grade
    -6.91%
  • Grade max
    -37.372%
  • Grade min
    36.208%
  • Distance climb
    1,376 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    468 ft
  • Avg time
    00:13:22
  • Avg reverse time
    00:45:14
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Status:
on Jun 23, 2017
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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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  • > 96%
  • > 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 schaefer-creek-trail trailhead (39.253350, -120.155641)
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      Schaefer Creek Trail Trail Reports

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      Jun 23, 2017 @ 3:14pm
      Jun 23, 2017
      Sign at trailhead says "Schaffer Creek Trail is permanently closed due to the close proximity of Schaffer Creek, in order to protect sensitive...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag buzzoff (Sep 2, 2018 at 14:29)
       The correct spelling in the title and comment of June 23 2017 should be "Schaeffer". USGS topo maps and the sign at the trail head are consistent with this spelling. The nearby Shaffer's Mill golf course community adds to the confusion about spelling.
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