7 miles
Distance
1,769 ft
Climb
-1,769 ft
Descent
01:07:06
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of 8 Trail

Trail 8 Details

  • Riding Area
    Jenkinson Lake
    Pollock Pines, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Season
    Mar-Nov
  • Global Ranking
    #31061 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Mostly XC related trail. This isn't anything technical other than a climb in the beginning. I've taken first timers here and done it without a problem.

Access Info

Park off the road or in the paid parking. Trail is on the right, just over the second dam.

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More Stats for Trail 8 bike trail
  • Altitude min
    3,577 ft
  • Altitude max
    4,122 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,581 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,581 ft
  • Grade max
    -39.795%
  • Grade min
    52.022%
  • Distance climb
    3 miles
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,755 ft
  • Avg time
    01:07:06
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Status:
on Dec 22, 2018
Variable
Avg: 3.6 (5 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction

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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.

  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Ridden Direction

The intendid direction a trail should be ridden.

  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction

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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 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
  • Other Other
      Directions to trail-8-28907 trailhead (38.709001, -120.559453)
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      Trail 8 Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Dec 22, 2018 @ 9:55am
      Dec 22, 2018
      Oct 21, 2018 @ 5:11pm
      Oct 21, 2018
      Oct 2, 2018 @ 1:47pm
      Oct 2, 2018
      Aug 4, 2018 @ 9:49am
      Aug 4, 2018
      She’s pretty damn dry. If Mother Nature could slap some lotion on there, that would be great!
      May 12, 2018 @ 11:39pm
      May 12, 2018
      Very good condition.
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 8 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 82 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 360 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      13 |
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 8:32pm
      Aug 5, 2018
      Trail 8, Pollock Pines
      12 |
      Aug 5, 2018 @ 8:30pm
      Aug 5, 2018
      Trail 8, Pollock Pines
      39 |
      Jul 9, 2017 @ 6:11pm
      Jul 9, 2017
      Trail 8, Placerville

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 1
      flag asmisc (Aug 5, 2018 at 20:27)
       A good beginner trail if you're okay with going down fast!
      [Reply]

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