Very popular summertime trail for both hikers and bikers. Feels like a true alpine ride, but just an hour from the strip! Fun singletrack with good flow, and some roots and rocks to keep the speed in check. Downhill is the most fun, but the gradual pitch and occasional tech obstacles make for a nice uphill challenge. Tons of hikers on weekends, so ride with caution.
Most often accessed from climbing Lower Bristlecone. You can also park at the ski area and pick up the trail from the helipad (road end).
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More Stats for Upper Bristlecone Trail mountain bike trail
Altitude change-596 ft
Altitude min1.6 miles
Altitude max1.8 miles
Altitude start1.8 miles
Altitude end1.6 miles
Distance climb2,289 ft
Distance down1.8 miles
Distance flat130 ft
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