4.4 miles
Distance
819 ft
Climb
-606 ft
Descent
00:29:49
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
    Round Mountain
    Nevada City, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM
  • 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
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    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
    214 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,754 ft
  • Altitude max
    2,140 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,759 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,972 ft
  • Grade
    0.9%
  • Grade max
    -26.4%
  • Grade min
    89.4%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,781 ft
  • Avg time
    00:29:49
  • Avg reverse time
    00:58:17
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on Feb 20, 2022
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      South Yuba... Trail Reports

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      Feb 20, 2022 @ 5:59pm
      Feb 20, 2022
      Purdon to Round Mtn switchbacks is the only part I rode. Closer to Purdon: It still has a giant rootball that has pushed half the trail width...
      Jan 13, 2022 @ 10:31am
      Jan 13, 2022
      reporter Blowdowns cleared from the bottom of the Round Mountain switchbacks over to Purdon. Unknown condition in the Edwards direction. A large rootball...
      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.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
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      • 23 rides
      • Last: Feb 28, 2024

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