3 miles
490 ft
-1,771 ft
2 miles
High Point
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  • Riding Area
    Bishop, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
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  • Physical Rating
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking

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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    4,715 ft
  • Distance down
    3 miles
  • Distance flat
    107 ft
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on Oct 25, 2018
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to upper-black-canyon-road trailhead (37.382650, -118.181600)
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Upper Black... Trail Reports

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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Silver to Poleta
32 miles

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