1,919 ft
Distance
125 ft
Climb
-72 ft
Descent
00:05:52
Avg time
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Shortcut To Market Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Harmony/Washington Ridge
    Nevada City, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Uphill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #19311 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #47821 in Trail Running
    • #23875 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 65 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking

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Shortcut To Market is a 1,919 ft popular blue singletrack trail located near Nevada City California. This mountain bike primary trail can be used uphill primary and has a moderate overall physical rating with a 125 ft blue climb. On average it takes 5 minutes to complete this trail.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Shortcut To Market mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    53 ft
  • Altitude min
    3,679 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,764 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,679 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,732 ft
  • Grade
    2.752%
  • Grade max
    -16.573%
  • Grade min
    38.67%
  • Distance climb
    1,163 ft
  • Distance down
    756 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:52
  • Avg reverse time
    00:06:02
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Status:
on Nov 13, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 3 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Shortcut To Market Trail Reports

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      Nov 13, 2021 @ 3:25pm
      Nov 13, 2021
      No issues
      Jun 15, 2021 @ 7:51pm
      Jun 15, 2021
      Jun 5, 2021 @ 8:11am
      Jun 5, 2021
      Apr 17, 2021 @ 7:09pm
      Apr 17, 2021
      reporter
      Apr 15, 2021 @ 1:21pm
      Apr 15, 2021
      reporter Saturday morning 4/17 Gold Country Trails Council will be rerouting the top around the picnic area at the market. Exercise caution for trail...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 33 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 550 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 1,841 rides
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      2 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      Scottyd17485 (Jun 9, 2020 at 17:57)
       Steep little climb that will take you from the road to the market. Typically used to cut down the return for another lap of Hoots
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      • + 0
      Shmokin (Sep 30, 2021 at 19:45)
       I thought this was called Lung Buster??? Short and steep right back to the market parking lot.
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