3 miles
Distance
490 ft
Climb
-1,771 ft
Descent
2 miles
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Details

  • Riding Area
    Bishop
    Bishop, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Doubletrack
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #93026 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    70 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Steep drop down a rocky old road. Pretty fun if you're cool with loose talus. Followed by a short, steep climb up to Poleta Flat.

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More Stats for Upper Black Canyon Road bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,280 ft
  • Altitude min
    8,344 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,078 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,798 ft
  • Grade
    -6.939%
  • Grade max
    -38.892%
  • Grade min
    20.707%
  • Distance climb
    4,715 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    107 ft
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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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  • 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
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  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
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      Upper Black... Trail Reports

      datedescription
      Oct 25, 2018 @ 8:46pm
      Oct 25, 2018
      Some big ol' canyons in the trail, and rocks everywhere, from the monsoons. It's not not ride-able, but you should probably just ride the trail...
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 1 rides
      • 23 miles avg distance
      All
      • 3 rides
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      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Silver to Poleta
      32 miles

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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag Fassn8 (Nov 22, 2018 at 19:28)
       First snow last night made the top of this trail super sketchy.
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