1 miles
Distance
20 ft
Climb
-614 ft
Descent
00:10:23
Avg time

Thunderbolt Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
  • Riding Area
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
    Popular direction shown
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #15784 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking

Features & gradient Intermediate to Advanced difficulty All Mountain trail with plenty of flow around the corners. Relatively steep in places as you come down the Summit with loads of rock features, jumps, berms and A/B lines.
Difficulty - ADVANCED
Ride time - 20 minutes

Bike Park

More Stats for Thunderbolt mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -594 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,211 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,805 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,805 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,211 ft
  • Grade
    -8.56%
  • Grade max
    -31.902%
  • Grade min
    15.184%
  • Distance climb
    340 ft
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    336 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:23
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Status:
on Apr 18, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4.2 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
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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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Thunderbolt Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 18, 2019 @ 5:09pm
      Apr 18, 2019
      Very rocky, I’m guessing a lot of dirt has washed away after recent enduro race
      Nov 18, 2018 @ 4:29pm
      Nov 18, 2018
      Mar 14, 2018 @ 4:03pm
      Mar 14, 2018
      reporter Little blown out in places but still a good ride
      Jan 2, 2018 @ 1:19am
      Jan 2, 2018
      Loose rock, watch for pedal strikes.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 102 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      All
      • 177 rides
      •  

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      63 |
      Nov 30, 2017 @ 1:13pm
      Nov 30, 2017

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