15.0 miles
Distance
3,985 ft
Climb
-3,871 ft
Descent
02:26:18
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South Yuba Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Nevada County
    California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Global Ranking
    #37855 in Mountain Biking

Backcountry singletrack. No real sustained climbs but the up and down will take its toll by the end of the day.

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for South Yuba Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    113 ft
  • Altitude min
    2,134 ft
  • Altitude max
    3,013 ft
  • Altitude start
    2,516 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,631 ft
  • Grade
    0.1%
  • Grade max
    -99.3%
  • Grade min
    84%
  • Distance climb
    7 miles
  • Distance down
    7 miles
  • Distance flat
    1 mile
  • Avg time
    02:26:18
  • Avg reverse time
    03:16:02
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on Dec 23, 2023
Wet
Avg: 4.75 (4 votes)
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      South Yuba Trail Trail Reports

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      Dec 23, 2023 @ 12:05pm
      Dec 23, 2023
      three of us hiked and cleared trail for riding from south yuba primative camp to humbug including north spur
      Jan 9, 2022 @ 9:43pm
      Jan 9, 2022
      Like other reports mentioned, many downed trees between Missouri Bar and Primitive Camp. Big tree holes can be sketchy to hike around and there...
      Dec 24, 2021 @ 11:52am
      Dec 24, 2021
      Cleared what I could with my six inch saw. About 4 down trees that will need chainsaw. Lots of water coming out of the hills from all the snow and...
      Sep 18, 2021 @ 4:38pm
      Sep 18, 2021
      The section from bottom of Missouri Bar trail to Humbug Creek has dozen of downed trees, smaller landslides and is overgrown. Often you can't ride...
      Apr 4, 2021 @ 8:09pm
      Apr 4, 2021
      Lots of uprooted/downed oaks.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
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      • 37 rides
      • Last: May 25, 2024

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      Jun 9, 2019 @ 9:20pm
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