3 miles
Distance
55 ft
Climb
-1,574 ft
Descent
00:14:20
Avg time
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Upper Skid Marks Details

  • Riding Area
    Mammoth Mountain Bike Park
    Mammoth Lakes, California
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Only
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Global Ranking
    #18542 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking

Extremely rocky trail that drops off of the top of the mountain. The top of Skid Marks has beautiful views of the lakes basin, but you'd best keep your eyes on this unrelenting trail.

Access Info

Take the Panorama Gondola to the summit. After exiting the gondola building, take a left and go behind the building. The trail splits from Off the Top after about 400 yards.

Bike Park

More Stats for Upper Skid Marks bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,519 ft
  • Altitude min
    9,442 ft
  • Altitude max
    10,968 ft
  • Altitude start
    10,961 ft
  • Altitude end
    9,442 ft
  • Grade max
    -61.383%
  • Grade min
    35.074%
  • Distance climb
    512 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,733 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:20
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Status:
on Jul 21, 2018
Dry
Avg: 4 (6 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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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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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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  • 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
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  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
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  • 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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      6 Months
      • 54 rides
      • 29 miles avg distance
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      flag Xfmtb0419 (Dec 31, 2017 at 15:15)
       BEST TECH TRAIL IN MAMMOTH!
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