4,499 ft
Distance
11 ft
Climb
-483 ft
Descent
00:05:34
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of The Zipper Trail

  • BLM
    Land Manager

The Zipper Details

  • Riding area
    Spanish Springs
    Reno, Nevada
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Season
    April-December
  • Global Ranking

Steep and exposed. Tight and loose switchbacks make for good practice. Though short, the climb up is quite the workout. Watch the very top section coming down for a rocky, off-camber switchback at a cliff edge.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for The Zipper mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -473 ft
  • Altitude min
    4,811 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,284 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,284 ft
  • Altitude end
    4,811 ft
  • Grade max
    -26.872%
  • Grade min
    6.416%
  • Distance climb
    219 ft
  • Distance down
    3,998 ft
  • Distance flat
    283 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:34
  • Avg reverse time
    00:14:32
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Status:
on Jul 15, 2017
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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The Zipper Trail Reports

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Jul 15, 2017 @ 3:31pm
Jul 15, 2017
Open again and riding great
Jul 5, 2017 @ 7:57pm
Jul 5, 2017
Golden Eagle Park and the BLM land behind it is closed until further notice due to wildfires
Jun 2, 2016 @ 8:34am
Jun 2, 2016
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Jul 15, 2017 @ 3:32pm
Jul 15, 2017
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Jul 7, 2017 @ 10:01am
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The Zipper, Reno
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Jun 2, 2016 @ 9:12am
Jun 2, 2016
The Zipper, Reno
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Jun 2, 2016 @ 9:12am
Jun 2, 2016
The Zipper, Reno

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