8 miles
Distance
2,583 ft
Climb
-2,232 ft
Descent
01:49:31
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
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #16689 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    60 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • 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) 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
    01:49:31
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Status:
on Oct 20, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4.5 (2 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
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  • > 6 months
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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
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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 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 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
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      Summit Trail (South) Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Oct 20, 2018 @ 4:10pm
      Oct 20, 2018
      Trail is in good shape but a few trees down
      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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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      Photos

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      Jan 30, 2017
      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
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      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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