1 miles
Distance
186 ft
Climb
-702 ft
Descent
00:09:08
Avg time
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Unal Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Southern Sequoia National Forest
    Kernville, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Season
    Spring/Summer/Fall
  • TTFs on Trail
    Jump, Roller Coaster
  • Global Ranking
    #33565 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    65 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2014
  • Land Manager
    National Forrest Service

This quick local favorite is an excellent forested non-motorized single-track loop/double loop that climbs to a nice northern view of the High Sierra.

Conveniently located at Greenhorn Summit, it can easily be added to JO or Portuguese Pass trails.

From the top viewpoint area, ride down the east side of the loop (a counter clockwise direction) for the most fun downhill experience. Some initial switchbacks give way to a great whoop section with jumpy rollers and a nice surprise rock drop/roller.

Access Info

The trailhead/picnic area is just south of Greenhorn Summit in Alta Sierra, 7 miles up the 155 from Wofford Heights.

The trailhead is adjacent to the Forest Service work station.

Parking is also available at the "sand shed" at the summit.

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More Stats for Unal Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -517 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,203 ft
  • Altitude max
    6,769 ft
  • Altitude start
    6,720 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,203 ft
  • Grade
    -7.506%
  • Grade max
    -42.761%
  • Grade min
    30.723%
  • Distance climb
    1,906 ft
  • Distance down
    4,867 ft
  • Distance flat
    111 ft
  • Avg time
    00:09:08
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Status:
on Apr 8, 2017
Snow Packed
Avg: 3.5 (2 votes)

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

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      Apr 8, 2017 @ 9:24pm
      Apr 8, 2017
      A lot of trees down, a lot of deep snowdrift.
      May 25, 2015 @ 11:17pm
      May 25, 2015
      Hero dirt! All clear for ripping!
      Aug 23, 2014 @ 12:37am
      Aug 23, 2014
      Way Fire is under control and all access roads are open. Let em rip!!!
      Aug 20, 2014 @ 1:29pm
      Aug 20, 2014
      Closed due to fire. @sbrdude1
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