4,561 ft
Distance
99 ft
Climb
-399 ft
Descent
00:08:12
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Sierra Sidewinder (18E14A) Trail

Details

  • Riding Area
    Corral
    South Lake Tahoe, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Season
    May-November
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    Berm, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #2406 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
    • 5 in Dirtbiking
    • 5 in Horseback

Sidewinder is well named and features dozens of moderately banked turns which double back on each other creating a ride that feels like something from an amusement park. Bike handling skills will be tested because of the density of turns and proximity of the trees. Many optional rock rollovers and log rides are also featured.

Sidewinder is also a fun trail to ride up, but use caution as downhill riders are often only looking 10 ft ahead of their tire.

Access Info

The upper trailhead is 300 ft into Upper Corral on the right side. The terminus is near the end of Upper Corral.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Sierra Sidewinder (18E14A) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -300 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,747 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,063 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,047 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,747 ft
  • Grade
    -6.574%
  • Grade max
    -38.473%
  • Grade min
    22.824%
  • Distance climb
    1,327 ft
  • Distance down
    2,871 ft
  • Distance flat
    302 ft
  • Avg time
    00:08:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:13:22
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Status:
on Oct 14, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.55 (9 votes)

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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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

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  • > 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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  • Green
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  • 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
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      Sierra... Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 14, 2018 @ 12:30pm
      Oct 14, 2018
      Jul 22, 2018 @ 12:03pm
      Jul 22, 2018
      Sandy in spots.
      Jun 29, 2018 @ 11:03am
      Jun 29, 2018
      Jun 16, 2018 @ 1:56pm
      Jun 16, 2018
      Sooooo fun! I suggest just shuttling this with Corral
      Jun 12, 2018 @ 8:20am
      Jun 12, 2018
      Clear and ripping, downed trees have been removed
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 14 miles avg distance
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      Mar 18, 2017 @ 11:40pm
      Mar 18, 2017
      Sierra Sidewinder (18E14A)

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