2 miles
126 ft
-1,606 ft
Avg time
Trail Supporters, Builders & Maintainers of Whorehouse Downhill Trail
  • BLM
    Land Manager

Whorehouse Downhill Details

  • Riding area
    Squaw Peak
    Ely, Nevada
  • Difficulty rating
    Black Diamond
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    DH, AM
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Downhill Only
    Popular direction shown
  • Physical rating
  • Season
  • TTFs on trail
    Drop, Jump
  • Global Ranking

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
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1,297 ft
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,682 ft
  • Avg time
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on Apr 29, 2016
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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Whorehouse Downhill Trail Reports

Apr 29, 2016 @ 1:57pm
Apr 29, 2016
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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.
  • + 1
flag larryssman7 (Sep 8, 2017 at 10:57)
 Accidental double post
  • + 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.

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