1 miles
Distance
35 ft
Climb
-1,040 ft
Descent
00:11:55
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Sticks & Stones Trail

Sticks & Stones Details

  • Riding Area
    Northstar California
    Truckee, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    Summer
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Rock Face
  • Global Ranking
    #7210 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in E-Biking
  • Land Manager

Double Black at Northstar. Wooden features ("sticks") and rock gardens ("stones")

Access Info

Up Vista, to the left

Bike Park

More Stats for Sticks & Stones bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,005 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,005 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,010 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,010 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,005 ft
  • Grade
    -14.167%
  • Grade max
    -37.029%
  • Grade min
    6.894%
  • Distance climb
    640 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    149 ft
  • Avg time
    00:11:55
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Status:
on Jun 23, 2018
Snow Covered
Avg: 4.65 (8 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      Directions to sticks--stones trailhead (39.247900, -120.124970)
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      Sticks & Stones Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Jun 23, 2018 @ 8:29am
      Jun 23, 2018
      Nov 17, 2017 @ 8:06am
      Nov 17, 2017
      Jul 5, 2014 @ 3:38pm
      Jul 5, 2014
      They've added some berms in Zone 2 but for the most part it's business as usual. Dusty, blown out and fun as hell.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 0 rides
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      All
      • 229 rides
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      Photos

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      42 |
      Oct 31, 2018 @ 5:52pm
      Oct 31, 2018
      20 |
      Sep 17, 2018 @ 1:59pm
      Sep 17, 2018
      64 |
      Aug 31, 2017 @ 2:07pm
      Aug 31, 2017
      48 |
      Aug 29, 2017 @ 7:40pm
      Aug 29, 2017

      PB News Articles

      Aug 30, 2017
      Smith, Watts Crowned 2017 IMBA National Enduro Series Champions Smith, Watts Crowned 2017 IMBA National Enduro Series Champions
      The first IMBA National Enduro Series closes with the final event at Northstar Resort. Series standings and more inside.
      Oct 8, 2015
      Video: 2015 California Enduro Series - That's a Wrap Video: 2015 California Enduro Series - That's a Wrap
      It's been a great year of racing at the California Enduro Series, take a look back over the season here.
      Sep 1, 2015
      California Enduro Series Round 5: Northstar Enduro California Enduro Series Round 5: Northstar Enduro
      Northstar Resort, Lake Tahoe delivered the dry, dusty and challenging goods for round 7 of the California Enduro Series.

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