8 miles
Distance
2,583 ft
Climb
-2,232 ft
Descent
01:55:12
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Summit (South) Trail

Details

  • Riding area
    Northern Sequoia National Forest
    Kernville, California
  • AKA
    Summit
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    DH, AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Season
    April-December
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

SUMMIT SOUTH (NON-WILDERNESS PORTION) - Trail travels from the Golden Trout Wilderness boundary south to Freezeout Meadow on the Hot Springs District. Trail is bisected many times by roads, but does provide the visitor with many beautiful views and interesting things to see including rare plants growing in the Slate Mountain area.

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More Stats for Summit Trail (South) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    351 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,187 ft
  • Altitude max
    9,032 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,187 ft
  • Altitude end
    7,539 ft
  • Grade
    0.838%
  • Grade max
    -55.994%
  • Grade min
    44.787%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    4 miles
  • Distance flat
    754 ft
  • Avg time
    01:55:12
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Status:
on Jul 2, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to summit-trail-south trailhead (36.113590, -118.550350)
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Summit Trail (South) Trail Reports

datedescription
Jul 2, 2018 @ 1:54pm
Jul 2, 2018
Trail was in good condition.
Oct 25, 2017 @ 11:49am
Oct 25, 2017
Rode Summit from Quaking Aspen to Slate Mountain and two large trees blocking the trail near the bottom (Quaking Aspen) part of the trail. Overall...
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Jan 30, 2017 @ 1:12pm
Jan 30, 2017
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Apr 17, 2015 @ 7:05pm
Apr 17, 2015
Summit Trail (South)
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Apr 17, 2015 @ 7:05pm
Apr 17, 2015
Summit Trail (South)
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Apr 17, 2015 @ 7:05pm
Apr 17, 2015
Summit Trail (South)

1 Review & Comments

  • + 1
flag Bmoore200 (Jul 2, 2018 at 13:55)
 Great trail. Fast and flowy.
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