2 miles
Distance
126 ft
Climb
-1,606 ft
Descent
00:20:27
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Whorehouse Downhill Trail
  • BLM
    BLM
    Land Manager

Whorehouse Downhill Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Squaw Peak
    Ely, Nevada
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    April-October
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking
    #24257 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    50 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking

Downhill run on from Squaw Peak. Starts out a little flat, but the end more than makes up for it.

Access Info

Drive to the top of Squaw Peak. The trail starts on the other side of some of the towers. If you loop around them, it's easier to see.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Whorehouse Downhill mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -1,480 ft
  • Altitude min
    6,485 ft
  • Altitude max
    7,974 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,965 ft
  • Altitude end
    6,485 ft
  • Grade
    -12.711%
  • Grade max
    -1443.19%
  • Grade min
    81.297%
  • Distance climb
    1,297 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,682 ft
  • Avg time
    00:20:27
  • Avg reverse time
    01:06:03
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Status:
on Jun 7, 2019
Variable
Avg: 4.35 (3 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Whorehouse Downhill Trail Reports

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      Jun 7, 2019 @ 11:59am
      Jun 7, 2019
      Awesome conditions for the annual Tears Fears & Beers event!
      Jun 7, 2019 @ 11:57am
      Jun 7, 2019
      clear
      Apr 30, 2019 @ 8:40am
      Apr 30, 2019
      Trail is in great shape.
      Apr 29, 2016 @ 1:57pm
      Apr 29, 2016
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 20 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      All
      • 70 rides
      •  

      Photos

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      Apr 15, 2019 @ 1:02pm
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      121 |
      Apr 15, 2019 @ 1:00pm
      Apr 15, 2019
      301 |
      Sep 8, 2017 @ 11:01am
      Sep 8, 2017

      Routes with this trail

      titleratingdistance
      Stage 6 2018 FTB Expert/Pro race
      2 miles

      3 Reviews & Comments

      • + 0
      flag mwmiller (May 29, 2017 at 13:06)
       Not a local, but I am not sure how you can drive to the top without an atv or utv shuttle rig. We rode up and were treated to a narrow and techy top and a steep, fast, and lose borrow section. Good stuff.
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag larryssman7 (Sep 8, 2017 at 10:57)
       Accidental double post
      [Reply]
      • + 1
      flag larryssman7 (Sep 8, 2017 at 10:57)
       One of my favorite trails in Nevada, Whorehouse Hill DH is a gnarly, loose, steep goat trail off the top of Squaw peak, then opens up into a screaming fast ridgeline descent on loose shale with rock hits and sniper lines littering the landscape. Don't you dare crash, and make sure your brakes are working because the last 1/4 mi is scary steep.

      The shuttle access road is about as gnarly as the trail, definitely recommend a 4WD truck and a competent driver.
      [Reply]

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