7 miles
Distance
976 ft
Climb
-2,617 ft
Descent
2 miles
High Point
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Details

  • Riding Area
    Northern Sequoia National Forest
    Kernville, California
  • AKA
    Summit
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Season
    April-December
  • Global Ranking
    #27370 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    5 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

SUMMIT TRAIL (North) – This trailhead is approximately 10 miles north of Quaking Aspen on road 21S50. Trail runs north and south along the Western Divide crossing Mountaineer Creek and Pecks Canyon Creek. It offers scenic views of the Sierra, meadows, alpine terrain, and lakes. Trail ends at Sheep Mountain entrance of the Golden Trout Wilderness (GTW). This is an entrance to Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks.

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More Stats for Summit Trail (North) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,641 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,894 ft
  • Altitude start
    8,535 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,894 ft
  • Grade max
    -77.944%
  • Grade min
    25.792%
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,053 ft
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Status:
on Jul 2, 2018
Variable
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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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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  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • 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 Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
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  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
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  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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      Summit Trail (North) Trail Reports

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      Jul 2, 2018 @ 1:52pm
      Jul 2, 2018
      Do not ride. Trail difficult to make out and there are fallen trees everywhere. Go to summit south.
      Sep 23, 2017 @ 7:20pm
      Sep 23, 2017
      Overgrown and unrideable.
      Sep 23, 2017 @ 7:20pm
      Sep 23, 2017
      Overgrown, unrideable
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      Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:34pm
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      Summit Trail (North)
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      Sep 14, 2015 @ 5:34pm
      Sep 14, 2015
      Summit Trail (North)

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