4.4 miles
Distance
1,535 ft
Climb
-1,157 ft
Descent
00:40:49
Avg time
Supporters, Builders, Maintainers & Land Managers of South Yuba --Purdon to Edwards Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Nevada City
    , California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #58851 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #75608 in Trail Running
    • #17322 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    20 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 45 in Trail Running
    • 95 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    BLM, CA State Parks

Purdon to Round Mountain Trail intersection is BLUE and the section from Round Mountain Trail to Edwards Crossing is BLACK with some EXTREME with a short section of somewhat frightening HAB in bike shoes.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for South Yuba Trail--Purdon to Edwards mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    378 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,747 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,184 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,752 ft
  • Altitude end
    2,130 ft
  • Grade
    1.643%
  • Grade max
    -43.255%
  • Grade min
    42.426%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    632 ft
  • Avg time
    00:40:49
  • Avg reverse time
    02:14:45
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Status:
on Oct 10, 2020
Dry
Avg: 4 (4 votes)

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Trail Conditions
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  • Snow Groomed
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  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      South Yuba... Trail Reports

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      Oct 10, 2020 @ 6:18pm
      Oct 10, 2020
      Over grown with poison oak. Trees down in between up and down trail and purdens
      Sep 18, 2020 @ 4:04pm
      Sep 18, 2020
      reporter A few blowdowns between the Switchbacks and Purdon. Easy to negotiate except one oak which is a real PITA. Can't saw until rain.
      May 15, 2020 @ 5:42am
      May 15, 2020
      Overgrown with poison oak.
      Apr 28, 2019 @ 9:45pm
      Apr 28, 2019
      Pretty treacherous in this section due to erosion - *very* narrow path, sloped into steep drop-off. Not fun to cross.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 2 rides
      • 37 miles avg distance
      All
      • 10 rides
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      Photos

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      Apr 28, 2019 @ 9:51pm
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      Apr 26, 2019 @ 10:24am
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      257 |
      Mar 2, 2016 @ 10:30am
      Mar 2, 2016
      220 |
      Aug 29, 2015 @ 12:31pm
      Aug 29, 2015

      Routes with this trail

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      South Yuba Loop
      11 miles
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      16 miles

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      youtuber South Yuba Trail (Nevada City, CA) Mountain Biking
      16:36 | 570 | Feb 14, 2018 , Nevada City
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