4,535 ft
Distance
5 ft
Climb
-596 ft
Descent
00:09:23
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of Sister Elsie (Upper) Trail

  • USFS
    Land Manager

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Tujunga
    , California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #12450 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #62196 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 50 in Hiking

This ain't no horse trail.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Sister Elsie (Upper) mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -591 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,707 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,297 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,297 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,707 ft
  • Grade
    -13.03%
  • Grade max
    -43.346%
  • Grade min
    5.054%
  • Distance climb
    99 ft
  • Distance down
    4,359 ft
  • Distance flat
    76 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:23
  • Avg reverse time
    00:30:59
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Status:
on May 16, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 5 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Flow (Ridden Direction)
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • < 50%
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  • < 1 month
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Activity Recordings
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
Activity Recordings
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  • Nordic Ski
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      Sister Elsie (Upper) Trail Reports

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      May 16, 2020 @ 7:32am
      May 16, 2020
      Really clean trail - well maintained. Starting to get dryer, but still great!
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 8:27pm
      Nov 24, 2018
      A little overgrown so wear full fingered gloves and glasses for when you get smacked in the face.
      Nov 24, 2018 @ 9:42am
      Nov 24, 2018
      Overgrown
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 34 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 102 rides
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      Photos

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      Mar 22, 2020 @ 2:08pm
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      55 |
      Mar 22, 2020 @ 2:07pm
      Mar 22, 2020
      60 |
      Mar 22, 2020 @ 2:07pm
      Mar 22, 2020

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      youtuber Upper Sister Elsie Trail - La Crescenta, CA
      8:20 | 412 | Nov 24, 2018 , Tujunga
      Mt. Lukens Peak down to Blue Bug, Upper/Lower...
      26:18 | 11 | Jul 19, 2021 , Tujunga
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