3,585 ft
20 ft
-674 ft
3,505 ft
High Point
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Slate Backside Details

  • Riding area
    Rock Creek OHV
    Placerville, California
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Physical rating
  • Global Ranking

A steep, fast, chute on the back side of slate mountain. This trail can get a little overgrown at times as it is closed to motorcycles. Fun addition if riding trail 7.1 and in the Slate Mountain region of the park. This part of the park is closed winters. Easy fire road climb back to the top.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Slate Backside mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -654 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,851 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,505 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,851 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    169 ft
  • Distance down
    3,251 ft
  • Distance flat
    166 ft
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Layers winter
Trail Style
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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